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Rothenburg upon Tauber

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  • Day5

    Rothenburg ob der tabor

    December 12, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ☁️ 36 °F

    A walled city. Easy walking around but chilly. It snowed last night here but it’s all melted.

    The house has a grain loft. In a walled city, it was important that every home had a stock of enough grain to feed itself for a year. If the invaders blocked off all supplies the town wouldn't starve. These types of lofts are all around the city.Read more

    Marc Scheulin

    So . . . I guess that the door and hoist at the roof is the grain loft you talked about? Keep it high so it can't be stollen? What do they do with the spaces now days?

    12/12/19Reply
    Pam Welty

    High to keep it dry also. And people don’t live in the attic so much. I haven’t done the town tour, that’s tomorrow, so I will ask.

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  • Day6

    Vegetables?

    December 13, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ☁️ 36 °F

    I have no idea on the German food front, where the vegetables went? I haven’t seen a green veg in days. Come to think of it there is no salt and pepper and ketchup comes only in little packets. However on the other hand they are very concerned about my food allergies and they charge my 1 euro for every glass of tap water.

    End result. I’m thirsty and might be getting scurvy.
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    Adel Welty

    I heard there is enough vitamin C in catchup to prevent scurvy, also just ask for a lemon in your G&T.....

    12/13/19Reply
    Marc Scheulin

    Pickels! Just eat more pickels. Should be lots of options to choose from.

    12/14/19Reply
    Pam Welty

    G&T isn’t a good idea. I tried it and it was 10 euros for the gin and 10 euro for the tonic. Haufbrau is 5.50. I went with the beer next time.

    12/14/19Reply
     
  • Day5

    Schneeballen und Kaffee

    December 12, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ☁️ 36 °F

    These schneeballen (snowballs) are famous in winter here in Rothenburg. This one is covered in powdered sugar. Not sweet on the inside. Actually I’m grateful for the coffee as it is also a little dry. Comes also chocolate covered and cinnamon. And various nuts. The ball is made up of pie crust wrapped up and then fried.Read more

    Marc Scheulin

    How is are you doing on keeping warm? Have you needed to buy any clothes?

    12/12/19Reply
    Pam Welty

    I bought an ear warmer that just goes around my head. Not needed anything else. Tonight I’m going to a special dinner and will walk. I will add my heavier coat. I’ve been fine with just my puffy so far. I suspect it will snow tonight.

    12/12/19Reply
    Adel Welty

    Hope it tastes better than it looks!

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  • Day8

    Rothenberg ob der Tauber

    August 20 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 19 °C

    Well preserved medieval town in the Franconia region of Bavaria. The town is located on a bluff high above the river Tauber. It is also a few hundred meters from where 2 major medieval trade routes crossed. The original castle was built up on the bluff in the 11th century but was destroyed by an earthquake in the 14th Century. The last picture is of the Castle Gardens located on the former castle site.
    The 1st picture is of the market square. The 2nd is also on the square but catches the glockenspiel on the hour that remembers the legend that tells of the mayor (in the right hand window) during the 30 years war who chugged a gallon of wine to get the general (in the other window) to defend the city.
    Rothenburg o d T has one of the few in tact (restored) city walls. The 3rd picture looks along the covered walkway on the wall. The 4th picture was taken from the top of a tower along the city wall. You can see the wall with it's covered walkway.
    The last picture shows some of the typical buildings in town
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  • Day137

    Rotenburg ob der Tauber - wie schön

    October 13 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 6 °C

    Leider erst bei Sonneuntergang angekommen. Es dauerte doch wie immer eine ganze Weile, bis wir wegkamen. Rotenburg fasziniert mich immer wieder und wir haben auch ganz gut zu dritt im Wohnmobil geschlafen ich mit Tom unter dem Dach. Vormittags, bevor wir losfahren wollten, ist uns eine Frau ins Wohnmobil gefahren und hat Fahrerflucht begangen hat. Zum Glück hat sie nicht allzu großen Schaden angerichtet, dass wir nach losfahren konnten aber das war schon der Hammer, mitten am Tag in so einer belebten Straße Fahrerflucht zu begehen. Bin gespannt, ob man sie findet es gab nämlich eine Zeugin, die gesehen hat wie sie weggefahren ist.Read more

  • Day8

    St. Jakob Church, Rothenberg

    August 20 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    St. Jacob's is the main church in Rothenberg ob der Tauber (see another post). This church is known for its extensive and fine wood carving. Building began in the 14th century and continued into the 15th. This is also a church on one of the many pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela.
    The 1st picture is of the nave, looking toward the main altar, and the 2nd is a detail of that altar known as the Twelve Apostles Altar. Also, the wings of the altar depict the way of St. James to Santiago de Compostela.
    The 3rd picture is in a side chapel. The 4th picture is the pulpit. (This preacher couldn't resist.). The 5th picture is another chapel, located upstairs from the nave.
    The altar in the 5th picture is famous as it is said to have a drop of the blood of Jesus, making this a significant pilgrimage site in its own right.
    The last picture is called Christmas Boat and is a traditional carving in ebony from Tanzania. It is a gift from a partner church there.
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  • Day12

    Rothenburg ob der Tauber ohne Touries

    November 1, 2020 in Germany ⋅ 🌧 11 °C

    Damit wir nicht die gesamte Strecke von Thüringen nach Freiburg an einem Tag zurücklegen müssen, legen wir noch einen Halt in Rothenburg ob der Tauber ein. Da hier aufgrund der Corona-Pandemie die Scharen von Touristen fehlen, ist es eine super Gelegenheit, diesen Touri-Hotspot mal ohne Menschenmassen zu besichtigen.Read more

  • Day4

    Rothenburg ob der Tauber

    October 13, 2020 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 8 °C

    Den letzten Tag unserer Reise haben wir in Rothenburg ob der Tauber verbracht. Rothenburg ist bekannt für seine mittelalterliche Altstadt mit seinen Fachwerkhäusern. Bekanntlich liebe ich diese Bauweise. 🤩 Das Plönlein ist einer der bekanntesten Stadtansichten Deutschlands. 🇩🇪 Die ganze Altstadt ist schlicht und einfach toll. Sehr sehenswert. Zusätzlich ist in Rothenburg jeden Tag Weihnachten, da Käthe Wohlfahrt hier ihr Hauptsitz hat und mehrere Läden berteibt. Einer davon mit 365 Tage Weihnachtsmarkt 🎄🎅🤶Read more

  • Day5

    New Friends

    December 12, 2019 in Germany ⋅ 🌙 32 °F

    At the dinner last night I was randomly seated with two couples. One from near Augsburg and the other from Stuttgart. The latter was recently on the Stuttgart City Council and the former are my new friends Manfred and Ute Schmidt. The meal and music were great and very “modern” with foams and cold soups. Today I met up with Ute and Manfred and toured the winter market and a church. They really made me feel welcome. It was nice to “see” sights with someone else.Read more

    Adel Welty

    Looks like you’re eating AND drinking well!......

    12/13/19Reply
     
  • Day5

    Winter Music and Dinner

    December 12, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ☁️ 34 °F

    I’ve come here for a winter dinner and music. It will all be German with few people who speak English. I had a similar adventure in Norway and it was interesting. Way out of my comfort zone, but this trip is about adventure!Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Rothenburg upon Tauber, روتنبورغ أب دير تاوبر, Ротенбург об дер Таубер, Rothenburg, رتنبورگ آب در تاوبر, רוטנבורג על הטאובר, Տաուբերեի Ռոտենբուրգ, ローテンブルク・オプ・デア・タウバー, Ротенбург-на-Таубере, 로텐부르크 오프 데어 타우버, Rotenburga pie Tauberes, Ротенбург-Таубер-лангсо, Rothenburg nad Tauber, Ротенбург-об-дер-Таубер, Ротенбург поврх Таубера, Ротенбург-на-Таубері, ראטנבורג, 罗滕堡