Woke up to perfect weather today in the Eifel Hills of Germany. Great driving weather so filled the car up at 1.60 euro a litre (ouch) and did some basic sight seeing around the towns. Started with a trip to the Nurburg Castle which is in ruins. Not a lot is known about the castle unfortunately besides it being built in the middle ages. It is perched high on a hill overlooking the surrounding area and affords fantastic 360 degree views at the top of the tower...
Summer in Europe 2011
- blog entries
Day of travelling today. Left my hotel in Amsterdam and began the 4 plus hour drive to Nurburg in Germany. Unfortuantley I just missed the season by a month to see the hills of The Netherlands covered in tulips which was a bummer. I did my very best to keep to the speed limits as this place is like Melbourne, speed cameras and traps everywhere. At one stage of the journey I was averaging 31.8 mpg (8.9 litres per 100 kms) which is pretty good going from the V1...