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Koblenz One Afternoon Koblenz One Afternoon
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 […]

Bernkastel-Kues, Germany Bernkastel-Kues, Germany

Our night stop is at this delightful town of Bernkastel – Kues. If ever the chance arises, it is a must to visit.      

Metz, France to Schengen, Luxembourg Metz, France to Schengen, Luxembourg

A long day that saw us arrive on the outskirts of the small country town of Schengen, the town where numerous European countries met to write up the Schengen Agreement. One important aspect for the traveller is the time allowed in each country that signed on and became a member of the Schengen agreement. If […]

Pont a Mousson to Metz, France Pont a Mousson to Metz, France

Another easy motor found us in Metz. Highlights, St Etienne’s Cathedral, 12th/13th century Templar’s Chapel and the Gare. The Templar’s chapel (also top image)  

Pont a Mousson to Metz, France Pont a Mousson to Metz, France

A distance of thirty kilometres travelled on this morning found us in Metz, a town with 3,500 years of history. Each invasion that took place saw alterations of one kind or another, and sadly much of the visual history had vanished into the annals of time. Metz, the Township Commencing life as a small Celtic […]

Nancy to Pont a Mousson Nancy to Pont a Mousson

A late 11:30am start and an easy run: except for the water hose of the engine popping off a few times. The third saw black smoke steaming from you know whose ears. It turned out to be the result of shards from the old impeller blocking the exit, which in turn created pressure build up that […]