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Riquewihr

September 15, 2016 // 16 Comments

Officially one of the most beautiful villages in France ( Les plus beaux villages de France), tiny Alsatian Riquewihr nestles among vineyards between the Rhine River to the [...]

Bridge at Remagen

September 14, 2016 // 2 Comments

In the closing weeks of World War II allied armies were rapidly pushing east trying to get across the Rhine River and have a chance to get to Berlin before the Soviets.  The [...]

Rüdesheim

September 13, 2016 // 7 Comments

After escaping the perilous stretch of the Rhine River rushing past the sirens of Lorelei, a mythical presence that lured gullible sailors into the rocks in an area known as [...]

Strasbourg

September 5, 2016 // 6 Comments

The beautiful city of Strasbourg lies a few miles west of the Rhine River on the Ill River.  Nothing sickly at all about this ancient French city that was established more [...]

Heidelberg

September 4, 2016 // 3 Comments

Kongo visited the beautiful city of Heidelberg a few days ago.  Located about 25 miles east of the Rhine on the Neckar River, this center of German culture and education is [...]