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Greetings from the Rhein River!

8 Oct

Greetings from St. Goar, on the mighty Rhein River!

Before we begin this entry, we need to make a mega kudos to our good friend Christoph, who has helped us develop this blog and is managing our photos and route map (and everything else website related) from Austria so that we can maximize our time exploring. We met Christoph last year through the Outdoor Club, and we can’t wait until we can reconnect with him in his home country. We can’t say how much we appreciate everything he has already done for us!

We have now been cycling along this historic river for two days. The Rhein River flows from Switzerland to the Netherlands, and we are cycling the German section into France. Currently we are in the 60 kilometre stretch that is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site and have decided to take a break from camping and enjoy the luxuries of youth hostels (German: jungendherbegen), also known as bed, shower and internet. Continue reading