Biking the Bodensee

The Bodensee is a lovely lake in Germany/Austria/Switzerland that North Americans generally refer to as Lake Constance.  ‘Constance’ come from the city of Konstanz on the west end of the lake.  I’ve always called it by its European name of Bodensee.  Basically, it’s just a wide spot for the Rhine river, flowing down from the Alps, heading for the North Sea.  Your first German lesson for the day is “See”, the German word for Lake.  Your second lesson is “Radfahren”, which means cycling.  Just think ‘radial’ for wheel, and ‘fahren’ which comes from the same roots as ‘ferry’, meaning to travel. Read More