Hotel Garni Casa Chiara
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... beer. The town is beautiful beyond description with flowers every
where, magnificent roses, unique homes and shops. Mom and I ate Bratwurst, ice cream, and finally walked back to our boat.
We we leave port in one hour, go back onto the Rhine and get ready to visit LUXEMBURG
tomorrow. Tonight we view the movie THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE, which happened in the area we pass through tomorrow.
... the four hours from Amsterdam to Berdorf, Luxembourg. Unfortunately it was a bit of an extended trip since Marieke's GPS kept telling me to get off the freeway during my turn to drive. Marieke said to ignore it, and we ignored it one too many times...oops.
When we finally arrived in Berdorf we got all our gear set up and crashed for the night. I was definitely the group charity case, being provided a tent, sleeping ...
... took me to Burg Lichtenburg Castle. It is the biggest castle ruins in Germany. The ruins are up on this hill that overlook the countryside. The views were just spectacular. The outer wall is still there as well as the main tower, which we climbed. We spent a few hours walking around, taking pictures, and exploring. It was awesome to see and crazy to think this castle was started in the year 1200! After, we stopped in Sankt Wendel hoping to get German gear for the game the next day. ...
... Of course tried the Riesling in cologne and now to test the Moselle!
We had limited time but were confident we would make the Porta Nigra (black gate) before closing, which we did, unfortunately a lot of the ruins are currently under repairs, but we were still lucky enough to see a large amount and obtain some appreciation of what it would have been like in the days of the Romans!
From the gate and beginnings of the walled old town we headed ...
... Geography lessons at school et a few references in some of the books I read about the 16th century in recent years.
Beautiful encounters are often the result of coincidence and this is my Friend Diane who, knowing how much I enjoy travelling and discovering the architecture and history of places - both the History with a capital H and the anecdotes that often go with it - first suggested to me a visit of the historic town of Sarrebruck which ...