Celts and Romans introduced the art of wine making to the banks of the Rheine -- vineyards were everywhere. Grapes are harvested from March through October with the grapes harvested farther into the season being the sweetest. Took a cable car ride over the local vineyards --Elvis rode car #97 in G.I. Blues.
Saw the Germania statue (Germany's Liberty), then onto Schloss Rudesheim
to tour a Castle/Wine Museum.
We explored a music box museum which had a calliope in a brick-lined alcove, a deafening
Our next stop was the rock of the Lorelei, daughter to Father Rheine and a water element of legend. While mostly good she is often contradictory and can be fatal. We narrowly escaped her rock where only NM Man's super abilities kept us from being lost to the world.
Most people are afraid of elements. Admit it, I am Fearless.