Another day in the trip, another castle to visit! Ah, what a hard life!
I’m obviously joking, as I love castles.
This time it was way easier to reach it, and there were no 5 km hikes, as when we went to Burg Eltz!
As we were already in Cochem, we did not need to take any train anywhere: we just needed to walk up to the castle and get in.
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A kick in the pants is a coffee-based drink, consisting in one shot of espresso added to a cup of drip coffee.
You get the aroma and almost all the purity and cleanliness of the drip coffee, and the espresso adds some extra body (and caffeine). It’s something in between the two; worth trying out!
Since the only thing that can fight indulgent stupors is a cup of strong espresso coffee, and there’s been a bunch of said stupors during these festive days, I’ve been making good use of our Bialetti coffee maker.
If we don’t drink all the espresso in a batch, I store it in a jar and use it the next day to make a couple of “kick in the pants”.
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This has been a “surviving would be good enough” week, but I HAVE HAD RAMEN AND I HAVE HAD A FLAT WHITE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MONTHS and maybe it will keep me going for another week.
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On this 10th week of being trapped at home we’ve experienced HOT temperatures, which caused us to eat lots of salads and other home remedies. We also got a fishmonger delivery so we ate a lot of fish-based dishes, and finally, we gifted ourselves a very fancy take-away! 🎁
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