VANTAGE RHINE RIVER CRUISE, Part 30 Fall, 2016

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Let’s continue our tour of Reichsburg Castel in Cochem, Ger.  There was a lot of intricate wood work throughout.

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Stairway leading to the next level.

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This has to be the most uncomfortable chair ever devised by the mind of man, (except, of course, for electric ones).  It must have been designed for people to sit in it backwards.

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View to the left overlooking the Moselle River from the castle.

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Panoramic view of the Moselle.  I can see how this location would be a good spot from which to defend the river and the town. The vineyards make a nice backdrop.

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View to the right overlooking the river.

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The man on the right is the “count” of the castle.  The man on the left has a great voice.  He sang a few folk songs from the era.  He was quite good.

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I need to get the name of his tailor!

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I’m not sure if his toes went all the way to the end of his shoes!

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We all enjoyed a glass of Riesling wine.

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Another view of the outside of the castle.

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Debbie and me.

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A broader view of the Moselle.  Our ship, the River Splendor, is one of those docked below.

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One last look back at the Reischburg  Castle.  It’s hard to believe it was built almost a thousand years ago!!

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Some garden gnomes watching us leave.  I think they were thanking us for our visit.

Our next stop if Koblenz.

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