Blogs from Strasbourg, Alsace, France, Europe - page 19


Europe » France » Alsace » Strasbourg February 5th 2005

Je viens de découvrir un petit trésor! Mais quelle ambiance - je dois revenir. Alors Strasbourg se situe dans la région d'Alsace,, et n'est qu'a 1-1/2hr de route d'Heidelberg. (Je suis restée surprise qu'il n'est pas de douanes). Nous sommes allés dîner a La cloche a fromage ou j'ai choisi une Saint-Marcellin panne comme entrée, suivi d'une assiette 7 fromages pour enfin terminer avec un souffle au Munster et pruneaux. Disons qu'il n'y a pas eu de souper ce soir! La digestion s'est fait tranquillement tout en visitant la Cathédrale de Strasbourg (1176-1439) et en magasinant.... read more
Cathedrale Strasbourg
Horloge Astronomique
Horloge Astronomique

Europe » France » Alsace » Strasbourg September 2nd 2004

Slept ok but our room was close to a few nightclubs and a small casino so it was a bit noisy. Took a walk about and found myself in a hair salon with my fingers crossed as a young gay hairdresser commenced to cut and colour my hair. It was a funny experience, he with no English and me with my wonderful French I had learnt 28 years ago and never used until now! The result was interesting after about two hours I had almost bright red hair that looked something like I had stuck my fingers in a light socket. Obviously my attempts to say I would just like a trim please did not translate well! So, with my new look we headed from Strasbourg to find the village of Bergheim, about one hours drive ... read more
New look
Hillside above Bergheim
Hillside aove Bergheim

Europe » France » Alsace » Strasbourg July 23rd 1988

Geo: 48.5829, 7.74375Cloudy, clearing later.Only guests at hotel breakfast. Antwerp city for solopsists. Train to Brussells; change to Strasbourg.Very humid in Strasbourg. Another cheap, tacky hotel. Semi-residential, with plastered woman drinking and smoking on steps, weird concierge, loud music, etc. showers extra (one shower stall for entire hotel). Went for walk. Lovely town, with many canals, old homes, lights. Interesting cathedral. Had delicious Italian dinner on water front. Watched boat race. Walked some more. Finally, found way back to hotel.... read more

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