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Heidelberg Castle

This castle had an amazing history but suffered at the hands of the French - Louis XIV used gunpowder in huge quantities in an attempt to demolish it.
Rhine River Cruise #2 Heidelberg to Rudesheim

May 23rd 2011
This panorama shot of our boat, 'Avalon Felicity', may appear a little bent, but I liked the result - a long vessel, perfect for river cruising! Heidelberg to Rudesheim was not a long haul but we had great venues to explore, day time cruising and nights in dock - that meant peace, calm & quiet ... zzz The river level was clearly low - we passed many boat ramps that fell short of the wa ... read more
Europe » Germany » Rhineland-Palatinate » Rüdesheim

German Flag As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
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Tot: 0.146s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 11; qc: 32; dbt: 0.0198s; 32; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.5mb