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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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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Thursday Doors: Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral is the most noticeable building as you approach this city on the north Rhine River, with its Gothic spires soaring high above the landscape. At 157 meters (515 ft.) ir the third tallest twin-spired church in the world. The towers for its spires make its façade the tallest in the world. From the […]

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City: Budapest

On July 8, we visited the last city on our river cruise. If we could have taken more time in Budapest, Hungary, I would have liked to see more of it – well, there’s always the next time! This is what I tell myself every time I have to pass up something on a trip […]

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CFFC: Roofs in Europe

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is roofs. I found the old buildings of Europe to be great photographic subjects, and their roofs were among their unique features. Mont-St.-Michel, France On the Rhine near Braubach, Germany Old entrance gate at Miltenberg, Germany Nuremberg, Germany Roof with a cupola and a weather vane, Regensberg, Germany Roof […]

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