Farewell to the Rhine September 21st 2011 OUR LAST HURRAH ON THE RHEIN
As we started South toward Mainz and Wiesbaden, our first stop was Eltville, where we were able to tour the ruins of a large agricultural estate, a Roman latifundium, that is now the 'old town', that was granted town status in 1332. Part of our tour included the picturesque ruins that are the remainder of the Burg.
We then headed for Wiesbaden, where Ste ... read more
Europe » Germany » North Rhine-Westphalia » Bonn 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