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Thursday, May 18, 2006

The Rheingau (Continued)

This is Schloss Johannisberg from the bottom of the hill. It's on the circuit of Schlosses that I drag friends and family to when they visit, as you can walk for miles / kilometers and get all sorts of scenery. And of course have a nice tasting of the more famous of the local wines.

The view down the hill.

Someone was planning a party or reception with a view. From this vantage point you have roughly 230 degrees of view.

All of this takes place at 50 degrees North, which is a bit north of Vancouver, BC and Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada. Gives you an idea of how temperate the Rhein region is. The Mosel region is a few "minutes" farther north.

Then you can stop off and have a cake and coffee on the Terrace overlooking the Rhein. Rest assured, try to do this on a Saturday afternoon in Spring and Summer and you will not be alone.

You can also have cake and coffee in the enclosed Terrace year-round, or you can take in a full meal of the "local specialities."

This was on Tuesday, so it was not so bad ... only a few roving packs out for a spaziergang ...

Otherwise, just me, the Bishop, and the vines.


Blogger Maribeth said...

What a beautiful spot. When Hubby and I come over, we'll have to meet up and go there. I'm hoping to get him over there next spring/summer.

7:44 PM, May 18, 2006  
Blogger christina said...

Wow, that's gorgeous. Sort of like you expect Germany to look, right? All we have up here are sugar beets. :-s

11:21 AM, May 19, 2006  

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