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IMG_1236 * Having left Hahn, we head downhill...
IMG_8664 * to the Mosel...
IMG_8663 * where we will cross...
IMG_1239 * under the old bridge gate...
IMG_1242 * to the other side of the river...
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IMG_1240 * into the small village on the other side.
IMG_1237 * Grapes everywhere on these steep hills...
IMG_1238 * serviced by these small rail systems to move the grapes down.
IMG_1254 * We stop in Bernkastel-Kues...
IMG_1243 * for lunch.   Sometime the Mosel overflows...
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IMG_1245 * as noted on this wall.
IMG_1247 * The village square is surrounded by timbered buildings...
IMG_1253 * some of which are connected...
IMG_1250 * and in the bright sunlight are most colorful surrounding...
IMG_1249 * the towns old water well.
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IMG_8667 * We head up the hill out of town getting our last look at the vineyards...
Bernkastel * and the town of Bernkastel
IMG_8676 * Above Landsthuhl is the Nanstein - the Sickingen Castle...
IMG_8671 * built about the year 1160 by the Emperor Barbarossa.
Landsthul * with a great view of the town below and Ramstein AB in the distance to the right.
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