Category Archives: Historic Sites and Monuments

On the road back to Germany, Fussen, Austria, Honenschwangau

Songwa We left Vaduz, slipped into Austria, our 7th. country, for a bit, and headed for the town of Fussen in Germany on the banks of the River Lech. The Via Claudia Augusta went right through the middle of town. In … Continue reading

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The Rhine and Mosel River – Photos courtesy of Julian Griffin

online pharmacy isotretinoin no prescription The following Slide show is courtesy of Julian Griffin. There are about 1,034 photos and to watch the whole show will take about an hour and a half (1.31.38 to be exact) so sit back and enjoy the Rhine and … Continue reading

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Koblenz Germany

Koblenz is a town that sits at the confluence of the Moselle and Rhine Rivers. It is here that the River Queen bears right and heads up the Moselle, a river full of bends and twists. After breakfast, we boarded … Continue reading

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Cologne or Koln

Sometime about 1:30 AM, we entered another lock on the Rhine River. It didn’t bother us, but folks at breakfast mentioned bright lights in their window and bumping and swirling. We woke to a grey day, overcast and threatening. A … Continue reading

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Boarding the River Queen

After breakfast at Hotel Bellevue, we gathered up all our belongings and caught a taxi to the dock where the River Queen had arrived earlier. We knew we would not be able to access our stateroom, but we definitely wanted … Continue reading

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Full Day in Amsterdam

Before trying the hotel’s breakfast, I was able to find a place to do a plank, crunches, and all those things required by the 7-minute scientific workout. Had to stack the suitcases to make room. But it was completed! Breakfast … Continue reading

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Taking It Easy on A Sunny Day

The French Weather Service promised a spectacular day and it was! Bright blue skies and temperatures above 63, meant switching to a vest and leaving the jacket at home.  Since the bakery was closed yesterday (actually we couldn’t find it), … Continue reading

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Cemetiere Pere-Lachaise and not much else

The day was bright and sunny and we decided to embark on a walking tour from our book “Walking Paris” titled Pere-Lachaise to Buttes Chaumont. Starting the day in a cemetery may not seem like fun, but since William Miller, … Continue reading

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Bastille and Faubourg St-Antoine and the Champs de Mars

The circular walk we programmed for today started at the Bastille and toured through Faubourg St-Antoine. We took a little detour on the Promenade des Plantes. The Bastille Opera was built on the site of an old railway station, Gare … Continue reading

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