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Wiesbaden and Trier Wiesbaden and Trier

The last two days have seen us out exploring. Wednesday took us along the southern Rhein’s banks to Wiesbaden and back. Next year shall see us returning for a much more in depth exploration, for the area was truly spectacular. Yesterday, it was Trier, the oldest town in Germany. On a plaque in one church was […]

Cochem to Koblenz, Germany

A non – eventful trip of just over 51km in cold and rain: thankfully no wind!! Sorry, but no pics. We came upon a delightful little yacht mooring on our left just past the Kurt – Schumacher Brücke bridge. It’s street address, An der Fähre 6: just after the bridge there were six pontoons. We […]

Cochem and Reichsburg Castle, Cochem, Germany Cochem and Reichsburg Castle, Cochem, Germany

We remained moored in Cochem today. The town was far too interesting not to. The town itself: We delighted in the statues. This one showed true use of imagination: A ride in a cable car took us up the steep hillside and a short walk provided a fantastic view of both the Reichsburg Castle and […]

Bernkastel – Kues to Cochem, Germany Bernkastel – Kues to Cochem, Germany

Every day brings something new. Beauty in the craftmanship. Preparations for the annual wine harvest festivals. A new bridge under constructions was of immense proportions! A stop in at a weekly market. A town’s arch at the beginning of a bridge was worth a look. More picturesque countryside. A clock upo a tower built within the cliff […]

Cochem, Germany Cochem, Germany

After a 72km motor at 10 – 11km/hr (the current increased a little yesterday) we arrived in Cochem late afternoon. A quick wander showed us what a beautiful town it is. Tomorrow morning we shall be visiting its castle. Every day there is something new to view: Canoeists in the lock. A massive new brudge under […]