First thing to clarify: sometimes red squirrels are black. They are always cute and pointy eared and drove all the way back to Triberg, paid an excessive amount for peanuts and hiked up Germany’s Largest Waterfall! (hehe, it’s, like, 2 feet tall) for the opportunity to feed these adorable little critters. This entire post consists of green stuff and squirrels, with the exception of one thieving bird.
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The Black Forest is an unlike any other place I’ve seen before. If it weren’t for human interference it would be a solid block of dense and diverse forest all the way through. It’s a bit sad to know about the biodiversity that was lost so I could drive through and look at, but on the other hand, I really liked the drive through! We drove to from Freiburg to Triberg along the greenest, cleanest road I’ve ever seen and got some postcard worthy pictures along the way. When we got Triberg we saw a kitschy giant cuckoo clock and ate some Black Forest Cake from the home of Black Forest Cake. It was meh. I’ve had better from the Russian store. We saw a giant wooden squirrel carving which made me want to go on the official squirrel feeding hike for which they charge 3.50 Euros, but it started raining so it was off to our next destination.
Shad and I spent the last two weeks wandering through the Black Forest, drinking good beer and coffee, and working on our German accents in northern Switzerland and southern Germany. We also spent approximately 5 minutes in Austria, but Shad hurt his back there so we now have life long vendetta against the country. I’m going to post the pictures in small chunks because there are many, but I figured I would get started with a map of where we went…