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May 30, 2013 - Vianden

Whatever road you enter Vianden the majestic castle set high on the hill of the town cannot be missed. We came in via the river road and as we parked the sun started to shine. Walking by the river and then through the cobbled hilly streets of the town we could understand why there was a few tourist around. As we walked up to the castle we stopped at the Eglise des Trinitaires and had a quick look in to discover twin naves which dated back to 13th century and beautiful colourful shrines. We also had a quick peek into the cloisters which were...

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Apr 21, 2007 - ***Saturday Trier

Saturday I drove west to Trier. The terrain was mostly heavily wooded rolling hills with very little traffic. Also the A not as good in spots. But it was much better than a couple days ago when I drove from Ulm to Weinheim. There was miles of road construction on that. Trier is a very old city started before Christ by the Romans. Its name was Augustus Treverorum in 15BC. It was the capital of the Roman Empire by 3rd C AD. That was primarily why I went - to see the Roman ruins. And I wouldn't go back. They were somewhat interesting but Trier...

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Sep 18, 2006 - Valwig, Moselle River, Germany

We cruised down the Moselle River, from Koblenz, where it joins the Rhine, to Cochem, a picturesque little town, that, unfortunately did not have any vacant accommodation. So we are 4km down the river on the other side staying in Gasthaus Rita, in Valwig, a little village of guesthouses , a couple of restaurants, and many vineyards and wine maerchants. It is lovely and very picturesque. The family running the guesthouse are very friendly. One day we caught the bus back to Cochem and went sight seeing. There is a very beautiful castle up on...

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