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Aug 21, 2013 - River Altmuhl and Eichstatt.

Today we drove along the River Altmuhl in the Naturpark Altmuhltal one of Germany’s largest nature reserve. Our first stop was at the small town of Pappenheim with the ruins of the old castle overlooking the town. We decided to climb up to the castle to get a better view of the surrounding countryside. The castle had a rather gruesome torture chamber with some rather painful looking instruments of torture. The views from the old keep were worth the climb. We continued along the road close to the river which according to our guide book is...

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