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Rüdesheim, Germany ~ Mechanical Musical Instruments, Niederwald Monument, and Castles on the Rhine

August 1st ~ Rüdesheim, Germany and Cruising the Rhine Rudesheim’s history traces back to the Roman times, as do many settlements along the Rhine River. Famous for their delicate white wines, the steep hills are completely covered in lush green vineyards. 

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HEIDELBERG, GERMANY ~ A Castle, the World’s Largest Wine Barrel and a Student Jail

July 31st (part 2)~ Heidelberg, Germany Our afternoon was taken up with an optional tour that began with a motor coach ride to Heidelberg. Some consider this the most romantic city in Germany and for good reason. Towering over the … Continue reading

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Speyer, Germany ~ A UNESCO Cathedral, 1500 Liters of Wine and a Charter for the Jews

EDITORS NOTE: After a several week hiatus, that included a bit of time with family and friends, a cold that put me down for a while and a fabulous jaunt to my home town of Medford, Oregon, where I reconnected … Continue reading

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