Travel Blogs from Bollendorf Pont
Anyway, we left at noonish after the city tour and headed to the Mosel valley to take in the Berg Eltz, one of the few true mid-evil castles still standing.
Lori Rade I thought about you all day while visiting this, I knew you would have enjoyed it.
We returned to Trier to have dinner. We had a great experience!
The restaurant, Das Wienhaus was recommended by our guide Andrea. It is ...
Don and Cindy are making really good Rick Steve's participants, and Andrea called them "virgins" tonight! Don could hardly believe it...he said "I have been called a lot of things but never that!"...everyone laughed!
Tomorrow is a long tour day...up and out by 8:00 and back to the hotel at 6:30. Time for bed!
Love ya all,
Dar, Mary, Don and Cindy
... I thought I would give you a few glimpses into the "Travel Days".
Each train day we enter the station rolling our luggage on cobblestone streets, the wheels making a very loud clickety-clack sound. If it is early, and warm outside, we have just woke up families, babies and often a barking dog because they have left their windows open to catch a breeze! Nothing like leaving a town in quiet elegance!
Next we need to figure ...
... talk on Skype as it was cooler, we saw some black clouds gathering, then from nowhere a wind tore down our evening rain cover smashing one of our poles in half and flinging our bungees in every direction. We were talking to a neighbour at the time, so the call had to be disrupted and continued later once normality had resumed. An umbrella we used to cover the front hatch just blew away to Lord knows ...
... lit from the top so that you can lean way over and stare down it. Even though the glass is very sturdy, staring down it gave chills, and I was nervous when Sage practically climbed onto the glass for a better look. In the restored area, the windows were glassed over, and Bryn delighted in climbing into the window casements and staring down at Larochette.
In the restored areas of the castle ...