Continental Pfalzer Hof
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Only stayed because I was desperate, it was overpriced and not hugely clean.
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Started the day of the traditional way with a vicious hangover that I tried to combat with a croissant & coffee...that didn't work.
So had a gentle ride to La Louviere in Belgium. It's home to a Unesco world heritage site, mainly some old canal boat lifts. It's heavy engineering from 100 years ago. I like that kind of thing...
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... Rhine from our window. Notice I said a nice view... The small double we had is sandwiched between the 'standard double' that have a balcony. We didn't care. We were in a great neighborhood :)
The days were spent driving the small roads right next to the river and stopping to climb up to a fortress or a castle or just sit and watch the barges and the river cruise ships go by.
After Trier, we had an easy time riding the train...then a boat down the the Mosel, then down the Rhine to Bacharach. I'll let the pictures do most of the talking, but we are still very relaxed, entertained, and loving the food and weather.
Pilar and Alois (feeling his German roots)
Along the Mosel River
Luxembourg, France and Germany
We headed south out of Luxembourg City through lush farmland and into France following the Mosel (Moselle) River. The Mosel is as wide as the Missouri and flows without a ripple past more vineyards then I have ever seen in my life. The terrain is rocky and steep, just the way the wine makers like it. We only took a small dip into France, crossed the Mosel and headed toward Germany.
The vines ...
We started our day today with a trip up the mountain to Marksburg Castle in Koblenz, Germany. At first sight, it was breathtaking. I've always said that there are moments when I'm traveling that make me gasp, the Grand Canyon, the Red Rocks of Sedona, the view from the top of the World Trade Center, and many more. The view of Marksburg Castle has joined that list. It sat high above the river on a tall mountain ...