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Trier…Emperor Augustus and Karl Marx

On Wednedsay we drove 23 miles up-river to the roman town of Trier, said by some to be the oldest town in Germany. This is the view from the Konrad-Adenauer bridge, by the stellplatz. The motorhomes can just be seen

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Posted in - Germany, Rheinland-Palatinate, Trier

Kesten…Lecker Flammkuchen

On Sunday we moved further south along the Moselle. We had planned to stop at the Stellplatz at Kinheim but this was a bit full (bank holiday Sunday) so we moved up-river a few miles to Kesten, where there was

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Posted in - Germany, 2015 Spring, Kesten, Rheinland-Palatinate

Neef, Alf and Cochem

We drove 67 miles from Bacharach to Neef, on the Moselle. The entrance to the Stellplatz is off the K41 through the riverside Car Park. N 50.092294, E 7.137422.Thanks to Paul M on the outandaboutlive forum for this recommendation and

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Posted in - Germany, 2015 Spring, Neef, Rheinland-Palatinate

Bacchus Country

After the Concorde rally we turned westwards and found our way to the Stellplatz at Bacharach, a pretty old wine town on the south bank of the Rhine just to the south of Koblenz. Thanks to Eric and Dee, friends

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Posted in - Germany, Bacharach, May/June 2015, Rheinland-Palatinate

Concordes at Schlüsselfeld

Every two years the Concorde factory in Aschbach, between Wurtzburg and Nuremberg , organises a beanfeast/get-together for Concorde owners and on Wednesday we drove further east to their factory at Aschbach, near the small town of Schlüsselfeld. With over 400

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Posted in - Germany, Bavaria, May/June 2015, Schlüsselfeld

The Romantic Rhine

On Tuesday we drove from Remagen to Rüdesheim am Rhein, past a succession of fairy tale castles on both sides of the Rhine. The mid-stream castle of Pfalz is just beyond the narrows at Lorely, where a mischievous sprite is

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Posted in - Germany, 2015 Spring, Hesse, Rüdesheim am Rhein

Cross the Rhine with Dry Feet

On Sunday we drove out of Belgium, across a bit of Holland and into Germany, ending up on a stellplatz at Remagen, on the Rhine. The stellplatz is just next door to the Golden Mile campsite. 12 euros a night,

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Posted in May/June 2015, Remagen

Heidelberg

On Tuesday we drove up to Heidelberg. We stayed at a slightly damp Camping Heidelberg; a grassy site on the River Neckar, about 5km from the centre of Heidelberg. Our great friend Farshid has a house in Heidelberg and he

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Posted in - Germany, 2014 Spring, Baden-Württemberg, Heidelberg

Flying Over the Vines

On the second day at Ile du Rhin we cycled up through the forests on the German side of the Rhine. The cycleway crosses the Mohlin (a tributary of the Rhine) first, then there are lots of deserted tracks through

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Posted in - Germany, 2014 Spring, Bad Durkhein, Rheinland-Palatinate

Why is this Lady Riding a Fish?

We moved north on Thursday and stayed at Camping Etang des Forges (N 47.654693 E 6.864738) in Belfort, a small site by a lake. On Friday we moved into Germany and drove a short distance up the Rhein to Breisach.

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Posted in - Germany, 2014 Spring, Baden-Württemberg, Breisach

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