Hello my lovely readers. I hope you’ve all had a fabulous start into the best month of all – December. In the next few weeks I’ll be sharing some of the adventures I experienced on my little November getaway in Germany. As I mentioned before, I love spending time in nature, so when I visited my mum in Baden-Wuerttemberg, we all put our explorer hats on, and visited as many beautiful places as we possibly could.
Our journey started in Bad Urach at a café so fabulous and grand, it certainly is fit for a queen, even though it’s technically not a real castle. Notice the attention to detail in the garden? Some may find the opulent decorations a little over the top, but I love them to bits. As bad luck would have it, the café was shut down for most of November, so we couldn’t go in, but we certainly didn’t pass up on the opportunity to snap a few pics.
I’m sure you’re all familiar with my obsession for culottes by now. Back in summer I wondered how I’d be able to take my obsession through fall and winter, and I think I found a way – wool culottes. They may not be cheap (I got these with a 30% discount…yay), but they’re the comfiest thing ever, and worth every penny. Paired with a simple turtleneck and ankle boots they turn into the ultimate must-have piece for winter.
But enough with the fashion (who would have thought, I’d ever say this? Ha), and back to the adventures. A little disappointed, we then decided to drive to Blaubeuren to visit the Blautopf (German for Blue Pot), the source of the river Blau and the drain for the Blau cave system. Due to the high concentration of limestone, the water has an amazing turquoise colour, and so far, only 10km of the extensive cave system originating in the Blautopf (estimated to be several dozen kilometres long) have been explored. Hungry from taking in so much beauty, we then sat down at a café by the Blautopf, treated ourselves to cake, and eventually drove back home for a relaxing evening.
Turtleneck – Uniqlo (similar here)
Culottes – Mango
Coat – Zara (similar here)
Boots – Zara (similar here)
(Photos by Klaus and me)