BOTD: Girl With Ducks

I took this photo in Sweden in 2015 and it’s one of my favorites! I saw this little girl at the edge of a lake, holding a leaf, fascinated by the ducks swimming nearby. Posted for Granny Shot It’s BOTD 9/10/19.

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Monday Windows: Marksburg Castle

For last week’s Thursday Doors challenge, I posted about Marksburg Castle, one of only two Rhine River hill castles that was never destroyed. We visited Marksburg during our river cruise last June. Today, I feature some of the windows of Marksburg for Ludwig Keck’s Monday Windows challenge. Here is Marksburg Castle from below: The castle […]

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Pull Up a Seat in Holland

For XingfuMama’s weekly Pull Up a Seat challenge, here are some seats in Amsterdam and Kinderdijk, Holland. AMSTERDAM: My husband checks his email on his phone on the balcony of “our” apartment in the dePijp neighborhood. AMSTERDAM:  Luza’s, where we had breakfast one day in the de Pijp neighborhood KINDERDIJK: On the 2nd day of […]

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WWPC: Miltenberg, Germany

Miltenberg, Germany is a small picturesque city on the Rhine River. It’s a photographer’s dream – so photogenic! I will be posting more of it soon. These are some narrow streets and stairways I snapped while walking around the town. Posted for sonofabeach96’s  Which Way Photo Challenge 9/5/19.  

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FOTD: Marksburg Castle Garden

Marksburg Castle, above Braubach on the Rhine River in Germany, has a beautiful garden with a variety of flowers and plants. I present these here, for Cee’s FOTD 9/6/19, as a companion to my previous post Thursday Doors: Marksburg Castle. This one is called Lychnis coronaria or “Vexiernelke” in German. Hibiscus Roses Others I don’t […]

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Thursday Doors: Marksburg Castle

Of all the Rhine River hill castles from Bingen to Koblenz, Marksburg Castle is one of only two that has never been destroyed nor fallen into disrepair, so it has been continuously occupied for nearly 700 years.  It is located above the city of Braubach in Germany and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The […]

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CB&WPC: German Signs

The topic for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is signs. I took these photos while on a river cruise in Germany in June. Sign in the middle of a vineyard, telling passers by the name of the vintner. Hotel sign in Miltenberg, Germany All these signs were photographed in Miltenberg, Germany

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