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Heidelberg– our last day in Germany!

Heidelberg– our last day in Germany!

Our last day in Germany, we went to the charming university town of Heidelberg. It was hilly but the main plaza was very wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair accessible restrooms were at the visitors center. They had great little gift stores around the plaza, many of...

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg, Germany

We went through the documentation center  located where the Nuremberg rallies were held. It was very wheelchair accessible but dark and hard for me to see. It was very worthwhile anyway because it was so complete and educational And the auditory guide was great. We...

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Vienna—music, culture, history

Vienna—music, culture, history

Our days in Vienna were amazing. We went to a concert at  Musikverein, a concert hall built in the 1800s that has incredible acoustics. It’s just beautiful architecture as well. Then we went on the hop on hop off bus to Schonbrunn , which was the summer palace of the...

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Beautiful Salzburg, Austria and Eaglesnest

Beautiful Salzburg, Austria and Eaglesnest

We made our way on the public buses from our hotel to old University Plaza, Mozart plaza and Residence Plaza. Lots of beautiful old buildings in the area (One date we saw  on a monastery  was 1523) and wheeling was mostly easy. I was surprised because I thought...

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History in and around Munich Germany

History in and around Munich Germany

Our second day in Munich, we visited Dachau concentration camp memorial.  It was very flat and wheelchair accessible But with some gravel areas. At the visitor center, there was an option to borrow an electric scooter if one chose. It was an educational experience and...

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Munich, Germany—Neuschwanstein castle

Munich, Germany—Neuschwanstein castle

◊  When we arrived in Munich it was very rainy. We had already bought tickets to go to Neuschwanstein Castle  So we did go in the rain. It was not a good experience for me. I could not see the outside of the castle because of all of the clouds and the inside was a...

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

   The next stop for us after Frankfurt was in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a  charming town dating back to medieval times complete with the big wall around it. It was really beautiful, full of cobblestones, kind of hard to roll because it was steep in parts. I needed...

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Germany, Rhine  Valley boat ride

Germany, Rhine Valley boat ride

 We met up with family friends in Frankfurt and had a wonderful meal together the first day here.  Schnitzel  with traditional German green sauce (yum!) and coffee for all! Our first day out from Frankfort, we took a boat ride through the Rhine valley on the Rhine...

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Off to Germany and Austria!

Off to Germany and Austria!

I am leaving soon for a wonderful trip that I’ve been planning for months. I’ll start in Frankfurt, Germany,  do a loop passing through Munich, Salzburg, Austria, Vienna Austria, back through Nurenberg to Frankfurt.   I’ll fly out of Frankfurt to Dublin, Ireland to...

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Long Beach, Washington— Excellent!

Long Beach, Washington— Excellent!

Long Beach Peninsula has a boardwalk that is 0.4 miles long connected to an asphalt trail that goes for more than 8 miles. All of this is wheelchair accessible. If you want to get out on the sand, the City of Long Beach loans two different types of beach wheelchairs,...

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