Just before Innsbruck we had a lunch break at Rosenburger – a restaurant a bit like La Place with an attached souvenir shop. It was self-serve; we took a plate and filled it with however much we liked and the different plate sizes were different prices. A2 and I shared a small plate of cold dishes (€5.40) and a small plate of hot dishes. Of the cold dishes we had thai salad with duck, chicken and lentils, a few pieces of potato salad, salad with preserved sweet potato,...

Halfway through our bus drive from Germany to Switzerland we stopped at the House of Black Forest Clocks. There were souvenirs, cuckoo clocks, grandfather clocks as well as their famous, and supposedly the original, black forest cake. The owner gave us a free postcard with the cake recipe on the back. The cake had a nice, moist chocolate sponge layer, but I still don’t like glace cherries. [caption id="attachment_2226" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Original Black Forest Cake[/caption]...

For the last 15 minutes of our time in Cologne, we got lunch at a chain bakery called Kamps. A2 had a chicken schnitzel burger/bun, mum had a custard pretzel-shaped pastry, and dad had a cinnamon and apple pastry. I had a roll with huge sunflower seeds (both on top and inside the bread), white ham, mustard, white soft cheese and lettuce (€3 something). A2 and I also shared a triangular shaped sweet bun with spots of cinnamon and a crunchy crust (€0.79). [caption id="attachment_2223" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Custard Pretzel...