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... like a ski lift) up the hill to the Germania monument, built in 1871 for the reunification of Germany then walked the 5kms down the hill. Had a drink, then went shopping & back to the boat for lunch.
The next part of he Rhine is known for its castles, they were amazing, the cloud then started to move in so went inside for coffee & cake, like we needed more food.
Got a haircut, really impressed & only €18.
... over to Wash World and did laundry. Getting bad weather news from Wacken. They are experiencing quite a bit of rain. We went from 40 degree heat and no rain to 20 degrees and lots of rain! On the ICE train to Hamburg now and then a few more trains to Bad Bramstedt. WACKEN STARTS TOMORROW!!!!! ...
That's not to say it's easy but it's certainly doable physically and emotionally. It's amazing what you talk about along the way. It's terrific to spend the time together on what is undoubtedly not your everyday holiday!
Our rest day is an opportunity for repairs and maintenance.
Yesterday's front wheel repair needs to be checked by a bicycle mechanic. Washing needs to be done and Gary was (according to him) in need of ...
... places, it has its own personality due to the beautiful countryside and its surrounding old towns. This is apparently a place that the Indian tourists like to visit, and there is a restaurant here which sells Indian food as a result. While there, a bus pulled up and a full compliment of Indian tourists disgorged to see the falls. There is a barge which takes you right up to the falls, kind of like at Niagara falls on a much smaller scale. We didn't do it but ...
After a great nights sleep and a fabulous breakfast, we walked down to the boat for a cruise along the Rhine. The local goats cheese and 4 types of sausages went down well.
We cruised along the river stopping to pick up passengers at various places. We couldn't believe how busy it was, glad we got on at the start of the trip as it was getting very crowded on the top deck.
There were so many castles along the way and great scenery- went passed ...