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Breakfast, suitcase cramming and off we go. Celia commented that her suitcase gets heavier at each stop. I think it's due to the two new pair of shoes she's gotten so far! I think there may be more to come. She is a shoe lover. Tam and Steve dropped us off at the train station in Cochem. They are now on an adventure through Germany. We will meet up again in Amsterdam on the 16th. We will miss them. On the ...
to meet up with my wheels again. The bike was made ready by Rob and again in
tip top condition. The Motorcycle had come of adult age as it had just passed
its 21 st birthday. Yesterday I took her via my friend Ted’s place to my other
friend Gert who would ride with me for a week or more.
The planned route will lead us through Belgium to
Luxemburg into Germany where we will enjoy a large dose of Moselle ...
... the names of 371 soldiers Missing in Action that are displayed on two memorial pylons at the side of the memorial. We then found Patton's grave, marked by a simple cross, between two flags in front of the memorial and behind the graves of the soldiers. As with all American military cemeteries that we have visited, this one was immaculately kept with not a blade of grass out of place. A true tribute to those who have given their lives in battle.
Back on the bike, ...
... on a tourist bus.
Stopping along the way to get snaps of the beautiful buildings that lined the streets, we made our way to the Casemates Du Bock, medieval fortifications carved into the city walls to explore - winding our way through tight passages and up and down ever tighter spiral staircases with very narrow steps.
Emerging back out into the light we decided to head over to one of the historical castles still for the most part ...
... power cut out whilst we were out, so we caught it just in time before the food thawed. It does have Wi-Fi but we have to go to the bar/restaurant which is a fairly long walk all the way round. It is a very busy bar too so not really the place to be able to use Skype and of course we can’t use our Mi-Fi now as we are out of France. According to our book there is a chandler here – but of course there isn’t! The book on Germany is 1995 ...