Our second day on the Toy Road led us through a beautiful landscape with purple flowers lit by a yellow morning light. The small town of Lichtenhein has a unique mountain railway in the midst of beautiful Schwarzatal valley. If you like hiking, you can hike in the forest and take the funicular for beautiful views. It was a peaceful ride in an open cart and we enjoyed the sun rays after a rainy day. We finally got to try the famous German sausage with cabbage and it was…

St. Niño festival is a big religious holiday all over, also in Anda. The children are preparing for it for many days and practicing their dance moves on the grass. There is also Miss and Mr Anda, oh yeah. We stumbled in this time on the weekend and the festival going in so there were more locals than usual. All the western tourists seemed to be hiding in the expensive resorts and fortunately there is a budget option in Anda lodge (400P/double fan). The beach is beautiful. Fine white…