Sunday, July 03, 2011

"a castle-lined valley"

The biggest single landscape feature (and tourist attraction) of the western part of Germany is the Rhine River, a huge watery thoroughfare busy both with freight traffic and with cruise ships, their passengers exhilarated by the river’s Wagnerian, legend-rich, craggy, castle-lined valley as they travel southwards towards the dreamy, whimsical university town of Heidelberg (above).

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