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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 History

After the fall of that dynasty Ravensburg started to reign itself. These right were confirmed in 1278 by Rudolf I., the habsburgian emperor. Ravensburg was from this times a free city, with only the emperor above it. The castle Ravensburg was still owned by the emperor and from this times seat of the Landvogt, an official of Rudolf I. The citizens of Ravensburg built an tower about 50 meters high, to be able to look at the offical of the emperor. This tower was later on called "Mehlsack", because of its white color, similar to flour. In late medieval times, Ravensburg was the seat of a well known german trading company, the Humpis,... Read more »

 
 
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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 »

Ravensburg - Jul 6, 2010, by asterix
Ravensburg is a little German town, actually the capital of the district of Ravensburg, Baden-Wuertenberg. A really beautiful medieval town with over 10 towers all over the town and beautiful buildings. The people there are really relaxed,... 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 »

Was zu wissen über Ravensburg - Jun 6, 2009, by mary
Wo liegt Ravensburg? Ravensburg liegt im Süden von Baden-Wüttemberg. In der Nähe liegt der Bodensee. Ravensburg ist eine kleine Altstadt. Trotzdem hat sie 50.000 Einwohner. Sie liegt neben Weingarten, Schlier, Berg...Was... Read more »

Der mehlsack - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Der mehlsack ist einer der vielllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllen  toooooooooooollllllllllllllen Türme in RV.Er hat mindestens 400 stufen und ist mindestens 50 meter hoch ich finde er ist der... Read more »

 
 

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