Pützgasse Unkel at the Rhine Sticky post

Honorable well known figures lived in Unkel at the Rhine

It was September, 26, 2021, the German Election day. It was fitting for the moment to visit Unkel at the Rhine. Two very well known political figures in German history spent time there, one taking refuge from the Nazi’s Continue reading Honorable well known figures lived in Unkel at the Rhine

Drachenburg Castle, Königswinter Sticky post

Drachenburg Castle, an elegant Palace with a magnificent Terrace

One day a couple years ago we took the Old Trolly train halfway up to the Drachenburg Castle. It is a newer castle built in 1884, located about a mile below the Drachenfels ruin and a jewel of the romantic Middle Rhine and Königswinter. Continue reading Drachenburg Castle, an elegant Palace with a magnificent Terrace

Felseneremitage, Bretzenheim

Small Bretzenheim has a historic treasure

Driving through the wine region of the Rhineland we stopped in Bretzenheim. There is a carved-out rock with lots of history. The Felseneremitage is the biggest attraction of the municipality Bretzenheim. The “Rock Hermitage” is well-established from ancient times. It is completely carved into the rock as a cult place and was redesigned in early Christian times It is believed, that its origins lie in … Continue reading Small Bretzenheim has a historic treasure