Black Forest - Day 11 : Back and forth from Herrenwies to Hof.
It had continued raining during the night, so in the morning, we had no choice but to wear our wet clothes in the TV room, hoping they would dry. We decided to watch cartoons. The "schlumpfen", with 'papa schlumpf' and 'schlumpfin' and 'die biene maja'. There was also a funny commercial from 'kandoo tanz', but the German Spongebob was the best. Oh, and 'higglystad helden', which was a kind of educational movie, 'you can't enter the swimming pool without supervision, let's head to the lifeguard to ask if he will watch us'.
Around 2 o'clock, we were somewhat dryer and cycled to some more waterfalls, these once were in the direction of Hof and mostly downhill. They were a lot nicer and larger than the previous ones we visited.
Left: a small waterfall we passed on our way to the larger ones. Right: After all the rain, the sun came out, and the green leaves nicely reflected the light.
We walked downstream, where the waterfalls were larger.
Some of the highest waterfalls
The sun kept shining, making everything even prettier. The first store we visited in Hof was already closed, as it was a Saturday. Fortunately, we found a second one. We bought bread for the next three days, some ice cream, and microwave meals. Cycling back to the campsite was steep uphill. I also had gotten a mild cold and hadn't felt warm in 2 days.
We took this picture of a nice view along our way back to the campsite.
Fortunately, we made it back to the campsite before it started raining again. We had bought some beers, which we cooled in a nearby stream. We also made some tasty lasagne and a cheese pie in the TV room. As we had access to a microwave, it only took 15 minutes to defrost it rather than the 5 hours it had taken to defrost the plum pie a few days prior. It tasted pretty good and was so calorie dense we had a hard time eating even half of it. Some other men came into the room to watch football while we were doing the dishes and watching Spongebob. One guy lived near the Dutch city of Enschede and was laughed at by his friends because he couldn't pronounce it. When they left, we drank our cold beer from our mugs.
Distance cycled : 32 km