Friday, February 28, 2014

St. John's divine space

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Dragons lurk


Feng and Huang, Xu Bing's phoenix sculptures at St. John the Divine.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

I rode the J

. . .So you wouldn't have to.

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Sunday, February 23, 2014

On this rock

The Lorelei beckons.

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Lorelei sleeps nearby

...But listen closely.

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Been here a while

Since 1790, in fact.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

On the waterfront

The face of St. Goar.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Life on the Rhine

Ya gots yer picturesque village, with battlements, river boat docks, rail (with train), vertical vineyards, even a meadow at the top of the hill. What's not to like?

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Vertical vineyards

With your Rhine River requirement, the hilltop schloss.

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Monday, February 17, 2014

Another schloss

Pick from over 20,000 in Germany.

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Sunday, February 16, 2014

Camera ready

Charge up those phone cams.

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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Move in immediately

Great views, of course.

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Friday, February 14, 2014

Schlosses everywhere

No escaping the Rhine toll booths.

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Germania rules on the Rhine

Niederwalddenkmal, a bit of bronze flash to commemorate the Franco-Prussian War, has been repurposed to commemorate the victims of the Thirty Years' War.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Toll booth

Mauseturm—pay or else.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

On the Rhine

Always a schloss around the bend.

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Monday, February 10, 2014

On the Rhine

Heading for the Loreley.

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Sunday, February 09, 2014

Egress

Exit, stage left.

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Saturday, February 08, 2014

Wholleben

Friday, February 07, 2014

Around the corner

...Lies another corner.

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Thursday, February 06, 2014

Town inn

Quick eats and takeout.

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Wednesday, February 05, 2014

The sun also rises

Reason for the life preserver is unclear.

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Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Town gate

Things don't change much around here.

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Monday, February 03, 2014

Into the village

Dilsberg looking so German.

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Sunday, February 02, 2014

Into the Black Forest

Okay, not so black, but still kinda dark.

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Saturday, February 01, 2014

The schloss-eye view

Down the valley road to the next schloss.

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