Monday, April 19, 2010
Sun, Scenery, and Schinken
We had an incredible weekend and thoroughly enjoyed the warmer temperatures. We went on a hike through Fanconian Switzerland with about 60 other ex pats on Saturday. (http://www.fraenkische-schweiz.com/bilderbogen/en.html)
It was a beautiful day that involved an 18K hike through gorgeous open fields and small villages.
After the hike we took a train into Nuremberg where we enjoyed several tapas and talked about how sore we were going to be the next morning. We had a great time meeting new people and exploring the gorgeous landscape.
On Sunday we woke up to another beautiful day, sunny and 68 degrees. Sunday afternoon we decided to bike around Erlangen with friends. We grabbed a frisbee and a football and headed to the nearest park. The parks in Erlangen are awesome. They are huge, covered with bike trails and have everything a kid (and us) could want. The parks are filled with zip lines, soccer fields, tire swings and picnic areas. While riding through one of the parks we passed over a hundred sheep, several sheep dogs and a few goats. There are surprises around every corner. Another fantastic weekend.