Mercure Hotel Trier Porta Nigra
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Lördagen inleddes med en fin felkörning ner till Rhen. Sen åkte vi till Deutsche Ecke, där Mosel går ihop med Rhen. Vi gled sen till Alken, och intog dagens första smakprov under Burg Thurant fr 1200 talet med tvillingtorn. Färden gick vidare under vinfälten, där de flesta druvorna var oskördade. …
... visiting another friend of mine, Cait. Realizing that I will probably not see either of them again before I return to Europe sometime next year, showed me that my dream of traveling the wold has become a reality and will begin in the not so far future.
I honestly made the strange discovery that I was more excited during the flight home than on the flight to this short-trip. ...
Today we are on a road trip from Deurne to Trier which is in Germany. On the road at 9.00am sharp and away we go. Stopped for coffee and cake about 10.00am and any body who knows will know that u like to try the local food so ax we were in Germany I asked for a piece of schnitzel. Well what arrived was a plateful big enough for dinner of schnitzel, potato and mushroom. Laugh as everybody else had a small piece of cake. It was good but a bit much 1 hour after breakfast. Onwards to ...
... else we had been! So we admired from afar. A long wander back to the campsite, this time stopping to go in the Basilica which was now open to visitors. It was very plain inside after all the other ornate churches we have been in, but cool and quiet. When we got back there were now only 4 vans on the site and even one of those left after dinner. So we have a quiet night tonight. We reckon we must have walked about 4-5 miles today, no wonder we are worn out.
... and I think 90 days wouldn't be enough! (Having said this, we had time to get through every room). The museum started with flint Stone Age tools - the valley of Neander (Neanderthal) isn't far from here - then through the Celtic and Gaullic peoples, to the Roman times. There was also stuff from the Middle Ages and the Baroque - but the best, by far, was the Roman finds. Temples, statues, mosaics, jewellery - we were transfixed! We loved the 2000 jewellery, the mosaics, ...