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Rüdesheim am Rhein

On our travels we took several day cruises on the Rhine, which starts in Koblenz. The last stop on the KD ship (Köln-Düsseldorf, the Goethe ship) is Rüdesheim. I highly recommend to buy a Guide Book for Germany. It helped me in the past to discover places I would’ve never thought of. My recommendation: Rüdesheim is […]

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Bacharach am Rhein

Bacharach is a tourist destination. Named a UNESCO World Heritage site of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley in the district of Mainz-Bingen in Rhineland-Palatinate. The original name Baccaracus indicates a Celtic origin. Above the village rises the castle Stahleck (now a youth hostel). We stopped for two hours on our Rhine day cruise, ate some […]

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Historic Timbered Style Homes

‘Fachwerk’ building materials with history Scroll down for pictures Since the early Stone Age period, clay, wood and straw belonged to the basic building materials in Central Europe. The building constructions and the roof consisted of wood, and clay was used for the structure of the walls, straw for the roof covering. The oldest half-timbered […]

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Limburg an der Lahn

A side trip west of Frankfurt, Old Limburg, is a charming medieval town. We parked our car below Woolworth in Old Town parking garage and started from there (see map below) I love Cobblestone and timber-framed homes, (Fachwerk), which is abundant. There is so much architectural detail and history. Note, the oldest Home, the Werner […]

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