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Cologne From Above

This is Cologne from above – or at least the part where you can see the Cathedral, Hohenzollern Bridge, the river Rhine and the Central Station to name but a few.
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#26Cantons52Weeks: Schaffhausen

Canton: Schaffhausen

Destination: Rheinfall

Interesting thing: The Rhine Falls are the largest waterfall in Europe by volume: 487,690 litres per second at the time of writing. 319 more words



I continued besides the Rhein on the south side, so basically on the Swiss side. One night, I met an elderly couple who cycle along the Rhein from where they leave the camper. 72 more words

Bike Tour

Wild Swimming #2: Rhine

Swimming in the Rhine is not permitted.  There are notices on the banks.  Verboten.

In fairness, this is not a case of health and safety gone mad, nor is it pointless regulation.  462 more words


At the Loreley on the River Rhine

The Loreley is a 132m steep slate rock on the right side of the River Rhine. Here are the narrowest and deepest parts of the Rhine on its navigable section – 145 Meters wide and 25 Meters deep. 96 more words