2022.12 German Christmas Markets (Part 13) – HIlton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Upon arrival at the hotel, my plan to return the rental car to Dusseldorf and take the train back to Schiphol disappeared.  She was happy to not be in a car however balked at my attempt to leave her at the hotel for several hours while I drove and took a train.  After a call with the rental car agency, I was able to return the vehicle to their airport location at Schiphol, and gave me extra time to enjoy the hotel before our flight the next morning.

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2022.12 German Christmas Markets (Part 12) – Doubletree by Hilton Frankfurt Niederrad 

We left Nuremberg a day earlier than planned because once Little Miss learned of how much driving I had planned to tackle in one day, she was not on board.  And with me starting to recover she demanded it be split into two.  Our stop after the first day of driving was here, at one of the stranger hotels we’ve visited out of all our trips together.

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2022.12 German Christmas Markets (Part 11) – Nuremberg Hampton by Hilton

I selected a hotel that was close to everything we needed, parking, and walking distance to old city and Christmas markets.  We had planned to spend a few days exploring this historic city with my brother, however that would not be the case.

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2022.12 German Christmas Markets (Part 5) – Hampton by Hilton Berlin City West

The only thing to make a six hour drive under grey and overcast skies enjoyable, is to be able to do while reaching speeds up to and over 200 km/h.  When presented with the opportunity on Germany’s Autobahns, a lead foot is a must-have.  After a full day of driving, we arrived at our hotel in the west-end of Berlin.  Located just west of Zoo Station, we were happy to return to this hotel.

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