Next stop on the 2nd day is the historic hilltop town of Gunzburg in Bavaria, Germany. One of the town’s fame (or notoriety) is – it’s the birthplace of the Nazi medical doctor Josef Mengele who experimented on the prisoners of the Auschwitz Concentration camp.
The first order of the day is to cool off from the seering heat and the best way is to sit down in a biergarten (beer garden) and enjoy a cool glass of their local beer while it’s raining flower petals from the trees shading us.
Charlie enjoying a dip on the river Gunz, a tributary of the Danube.
Wooden bridge over the river Gunz
The picturesque village of Kalwang (pop. 1,016) where everything looks perfect, exquisitely clean, footpath to the forest carpetted with thousand and one varieties of colourful wildflowers, even the canal is crystal clear!
Wanted to buy some chocolates but all we have is Hungarian forints, forgetting that we are now in Euro land!
Looking for Charlie from the inside of the church
Gravestones on the church ground
The May Pole is still up!
Good idea for our flat tires
Baroque altar of St Oswald Parish Church
On the road again, yey!
On the way to France taking our own time, no rush, and after driving three hours, we chose this picturesque village of Kalwang in Austria as our first stop.
Freshly baked mini-croissants with kasekreiner (Austrian sausage), cheese and mustard cream filling. Perfect for this Sunday brunch!
Verdict: This French recipe is delightfully delicious I must do it again!
Here we are, our Saturday walk on the hill (just on our doorstep!)
We are just blown away by the rapidly changing colours of the fields around us. Practically every other week, different set of blooms come out! I remember the yellow weed flowers two weeks ago, and now it’s the turn of the purples!
vineyards in the background
Our favorite walk, following the vineyard route on our doorstep!
these cherries will be ready in a couple of weeks!