Museums, Walls, Castles, Rivers, and Wine


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Published: June 3rd 2010
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No ash clouds or misbehaving volcanoes were out to spoil our flights to Berlin. After a quick afternoon nap we were out to see one of Europe´s great cities. Construction is a never-ending process and each time that we return there are many changes. The new modern cathedral near the bombed ruins of an old cathedral had been completed and the Brandenburg Gate was cleaned and freshly painted. ... Read Full Entry



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Lorelei RockLorelei Rock
Lorelei Rock

The German legend tells that the maiden Lorelei would sing from the top of this rock and cause the sailors to crash into the rocks and die.
Hiking to Burg EltzHiking to Burg Eltz
Hiking to Burg Eltz

To get to this castle it was either an $100 cab ride or an hour and a half hike in the woods. You can probably guess which route we chose.
The beach on the Rhine in the town of Mainz.The beach on the Rhine in the town of Mainz.
The beach on the Rhine in the town of Mainz.

Who would have guessed where would be a sandy beach on the Rhine!!



3rd June 2010

"trains"
Wow, that is so rare to not be right on time.. and no fair that they run early.. Sorry it sort of goofed up your day, but you guys make the best of a situation. Have a great trip!!! Aufweidersehn! n.
3rd June 2010

So much fun!
Just wrapping up the schoolyear and looking forward to a month in Peru. Hope you are well. Jen
3rd June 2010

pictures
I do love your blog and the pictures were exceptional. Just makes me want to go to all those places. I was especially interested in the San Souci castle. My Mother lived on a Street named "San Souci" and we always wondered what it was named for. Have fun.
3rd June 2010

Good work
COngrads you got the blog up, fab pictures, have fun. Dorothy
3rd June 2010

Hey Big Sis and Bro-in-Law
Great photos as always. Glad you both had nice weather in Germany. I am in Seattle for two days then back home. Safe travels to you guys. Love, your little brother...
5th June 2010

So much fun!
Jennifer, Have a great time in Peru. It is a beautiful country with such friendly people. You´ll love Macchu Pichu and Cuzco. Travel safe!
18th June 2010

Fun, Fun
It looks like you are both having a wonderful time. The pictures are absolutely beautiful. Take care and enjoy the rest of your trip.

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