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Having great time at Rutenfest, Ravensburg, Germany

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 12th of October, 2006
Rutenfest was again awesome. I always feel fortunate to be able to spend time with all my friends there. It's a ton of people that you only see once a year and you still have a somewhat close relationship with all of them. In the US this would be the 10 year reunion or so.

Anyhow, I had two guests from Romania who got to take a look at my crazy city during this interesting time of the year. They rented a car which we used to drive to the airport on the 3rd. It was a very nice day and I had just about recovered from the festival. Quite nice how well everything worked out at the airport, returning the car and so on.

I was desperately trying to call my friend Mano in Stuttgart to meet me for a cup of coffee before taking off to Hungary and then Romania. I couldn't reach him of course... this was at noon and he was probably still asleep recovering from the Saturday night party.

The flight is really convenient and cheap. We were flying Germanwings, which is one of the discounters in Europe. You can get flights for €1 where you only need to pay for taxes and the flight is like a cab, you hop in, pick any seat and off you go.

Once we arrived in Hungary, we had a driver waiting for us. This was rather by mistake, usually we take the mini bus which takes you directly to Romania, but my friend's sister messed up booking it. The cost is still only $100 for the 4 hour drive. Typically they charge you about $20 per person for the bus and $25 per person for the train., so this wasn't a bad deal at all.

Anyhow, when I arrived in Oradea I called up a friend to hit the town a little bit. I ended up partying again!!! This club I went to is called Escape... Quite fun place indeed and CHEAP! Hehehehehe
 

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1. Aug 3, 2006 Having great time at Rutenfest (Ravensburg)  (* 5)
2. Aug 3, 2006 My visits to Oradea (Oradea)  (* 3)
3. Aug 23, 2006 One Night in Budapest (Budapest)
4. Aug 24, 2006 Five hours of Vienna (Vienna)  (* 6)
5. Sep 7, 2006 Trip to my house at lake Balaton in Hungary (Csopak)  (* 21)
6. Sep 25, 2006 Back home in Ravensburg (Ravensburg)

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Ravensburg Sights

Opened: monday - friday: 9 - 17.30 o´clock, saturday: 10 - 13 o´clock With these tours you can get an experience, what all you could exlpore in detail afterwards. A lot of these historical buildings are open to the public. Time schedules for that can be asked for at the tourist office. One of the highlights of the city are the many towers, located all over the city limits. Because of that Ravensburg is also called city of the towers. One tower, called "Flour Tower" (german: Mehlsack) is even important for the local history of the city in medieval times. You can enter that tower regularly at Sa. / So. 10-15 o´clock... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for Ravensburg

Abenteuer in Ravensburg - Jun 28, 2009, by mary
Heute Morgen bin ich von meiner Freundin nach Hause gekommen. Es hat leider geregnet. Ich war totall aufgeregt, weil ich am Nachmittag bei einem Staffellauf mitmachen würde. Ich habe schon jedes Jahr mitgemacht. Zur Ablenkung spielte... Read more »

Why come to Ravensburg? - Dec 15, 2008, by MadSuh
I live in this town... anybody who has ever been here will confirm that this is one great little place. There are only 50,000 people living here, but live is gooood. the town is small, but had not been destroyed in a long time, so that all... Read more »

Rutenfest - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Rutenfest das ist das beste fest im ganzem Jahr.Es geht vom 24 Juli-28 Juli.Es ist ein gaaaaaaaaaaanz besonderes Fest.Es fängt am Freitag an da isch froher auftakt am samstag ist insignienübergabe und das armbrustschießen... Read more »

The versatility of Ravensburg - Apr 12, 2009, by Wazling
Ravensburg is a amazing place. In the two world wars it wasn't heavily hit, so the medieval town is completely preserved. It's really interesting to see for example the old town hall from the 15th century or the many towers of medieval... Read more »

Das Obertor in Ravensburg - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Das Obertor in Ravensburg war sozusagen der Eingang zu der Ravensburger Innenstadt es hatte früher auch ein Gitter das jetzt weg ist da es renoviert wurde.Leider kann man nicht hinaufsteigen.Früher war dort eine Art Zoll die alles... Read more »

 
 

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