Of Rum, Plaintains, Mangoes and More

We’ve just returned to our temporary base in France after spending a blissful month in the Caribbean. Although we limited our visit to a few islands such as Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Trinidad & Tobago, I think we’ve come back with enough impressions of the Caribbean to last us a lifetime.

The tropical climate and humidity reminded me a lot of my own hometown in India which is located on the south-eastern coast of the country. Also familiar were the swaying palm and coconut trees and abundant plaintain & banana all of which make these islands really green.

We were looking forward to a relaxing experience and weren’t disappointed. Beautiful beaches, plentiful cocktails and truly delicious food all combined with an overall friendly and laid back attitude helps you unwind completely.

Caribbean cocktails
Cocktails by the sea at Bequia in the Grenadines
Mango cocktail
Delicious boozy mango daiquiri

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Tasting Kangaroo Meat on the German Highway

Although we’re in the Caribbean at the moment, enjoying the sea and scrumptious food, I feel I have to write about our experience at a B&B we found randomly on the German autobahn a little while ago during our road trip through Europe.

kangaroo meat

Aichelberg definitely did not strike us as a place where we would find great food not to mention gourmet style cooking. However, on our way back to France from Vienna, we had to make a stop for the evening and decided to check out a place called Lausers Adler in the little town of Aichelberg. The main reason for stopping there was that it was really close to the highway and away from the bigger cities where finding accommodation and more importantly, parking would have been a pain.

However, we were in for a pleasant surprise when we sat down for dinner soon after checking in. The decor of the place which looked like it hadn’t been changed since the 70s is not entirely inspiring, however, one look at the menu told us that we were in for a treat as far as the food was concerned.

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