• Army,  Bavaria,  Europe,  ExPat,  Germany,  Travel

    EN ROUTE TO ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER

    I recall reading somewhere about a spouse stationed in Deutschland who found herself back in America for a visit.  She was driving along the interstate and realized she was doing 100 m.p.h.  She was shocked because she wasn’t trying to speed. Before living here I wasn’t sure how someone could be shocked to find themselves driving at 100 m.p.h. and not know it.  I recall the first time I hit triple digits on Bolton Flats–where most Vermonters living in the Burlington area obtain this feat for the first time.  I certainly knew I was driving 100 m.p.h. But like so many other things in Deutschland, driving is just a completely…

  • Army,  Bavaria,  Europe,  ExPat,  Germany,  Travel

    ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER

    Eva’s wearing the latest in our L.L. Bean Winter 2019 collection…just kidding.  Though she does look like a kiddo model in this photograph. I took this picture of Eva standing at the entrance to this alley as it was reminiscent of the many winding narrow allies across the Greek island of Mykonos–albeit much colder.  Venturing through Rothenburg you will see many beautiful main thoroughfares but also many charming side alleyways. Rothernburg is considered ‘touristy’ in Deutschland.  Which is funny because touristy in Deutschland is different than touristy in America.  In America I immediately think of South of the Border which borders the North and South Carolina border.  Gaudy, cheap, eyesore…