Agent name: Sally Samler
Date: June 2008
Trip location: River Cruise from Amsterdam to Basel.
Places visited: Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Cochem, Trier, Luxembourg, Bernkastel, Rudesheim, Speyer, Strasbourg, Colmar, Basel Triberg in the Black Forest, Nesselwang and Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
Overall impression: A river cruise is a wonderful relaxing way of experiencing this historic and scenic part of Europe. From the river boat, we viewed many castles along the river, ancient roman ruins, medieval villages and vineyards stretching viagra com receita up both sides of the river banks. The scenery was beautiful and everything was very clean and tidy. The benefit of a river cruise is once you are on the boat you unpack for cialis pills to buy the duration of the trip, sightseeing is done in the various towns along the river, and most tours are included in the cost of the cruise.
Favourite hotel: Goldener Hirsch hotel in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. The hotel has been owned by the same family for over 500 years and is set right in the old city wall. Our room was great with wonderful views of the countryside and the restaurant was excellent.
Favourite town: The medieval town of Cochem with its narrow alleys and restored half timbered houses.
Favourite food: White asparagus and hollandaise sauce in season (May and June), brotwurst, brotkartoffel (fried potatoes), pork hocks and dumplings. Guesthouses are a great way to sample local food and wine.
Best place to shop: The Karstad and the Kaufhof department stores in Trier.
Best souvenirs: Wooden Christmas nutcracker figures, cookoo clocks from the Black Forest.
Most memorable activity: Hot Air ballooning over the countryside in Strasbourg.
Most beautiful attraction: Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam with Rembrandt’s natural viagra gnc famous “Night Watch” painting. Petite France in Strasbourg, a picturesque district that looks as if it is from a fairy http://genericviagra-bestrxonline.com/ tale. The Kaisers Palace in Wurzburg.
Best time to travel: May and June when it is not too hot and everything is lush and green.
Things to bring: Casual clothing and good walking shoes online pharmacy for daytime along with a rain jacket and hat; Smart casual dress for dinner, no formal dress required.
Other travel advice: Have a cell phone
that uses a SIM card; they are easy and inexpensive to purchase in Europe.