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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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Der blaserturm - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Der blaserturm Sie werden sich fragen wer oder besser gesagt was ist das nun ja es ist ein Turm in Ravensburg und von dort hat man den besten überblick über die ganze Stadt.Früher hieß er auch der Feuerwehrturm denn... Read more »

Über Ravensburg - Sep 2, 2006, by MadSuh
Erstes Lied Vom Barette schwankt die Feder, wiegt und biegt im Winde sich. Unser Wams aus Büffelleder ist zerfetzt von Hieb und Stich. Stich und Hieb, und ein Lieb, muß ein, ja muß ein Landsknecht haben. Unsre... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Das Kornhaus - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Das kornhaus war früher wie der Name schon sagt ein haus wo man korn unter gebracht hat.Jetzt ist es eine große Bücherrei. Es dient auch als haltestelle und es ist auch ein toller Ort um Sachen zu versteigen oder so was... Read more »

 
 

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