Bacharach in a Blur

"an old building in Bacharach Germany"

Where to Go in Germany Bacharach in Half a Day Rick Steves, in one of his “Europe in the blink of an eye” itineraries that Europeans feel so smug about, suggests to his readers to spend two nights in the Rhineland town of Bacharach, as much time as you are allowed to dedicate to Venice and Amsterdam (only Paris gets more).

That, to me, seems a trifle excessive. (Not the two days in

Bacharach in a Blur

Disastrous Days Out Are Gifts From Heaven

Remember the series of hikes in the Münsterland we undertook last summer? I told you stories about moated castles, stately homes and the poetess Annette von Droste Hülshoff…

But not about the one we took to Ibbenbüren to hike through the Teutoburg Forest.

Disastrous Days Out

I have been silent about this day for a good reason, as you soon shall see, but since today, the

Disastrous Days Out Are Gifts From Heaven