Monday, September 19, 2011

Marksburg am Rhein

During my seven week visit to Europe in the summer of 1972 I took the time to see one of the many castles along the Rhein River in western Germany, the Marksburg! I read about the castle before deciding to check it out closer. These are some of the photos taken during my visit.
If you're planning to be in Germany and are interested in seeing the Marksburg, the boat leaves from Koblenz and you disembark at Braubach am Rhein in order to see the castle. The boat trip is southbound (up river). I proceeded on to Bingen after checking out the castles and then back north by train to Koblenz and Koeln (Cologne). From recent photos, I noticed that the roof has been redone. Enjoy the photos! - V

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