Dutch Windmills

Woke up this morning to realise our cruise is nearly over.  By lunch time our ship will have docked in Amsterdam.  Amsterdam is the capital of the county known as the Kingdom of the Netherlands.  Holland, as many believe the country is called, is the name of 2 provinces within the Netherlands: North Holland and …

Red Lipstick

Tonight is the Captains Farewell.  Our cruise is nearly over.  Tomorrow we will be in Amsterdam, then onto Paris, then home. My sister Paula always wore gorgeous red lipstick, Channel Rouge Allure. Paula looked amazing. Me, I hardly wore makeup maybe a touch of powder or a bit of lippy but nothing bright. I was …

Reichsburg Castle – Cochem

2/8/16 - Tuesday After all the wine tasting we were taken by mini coaches up to Reichsburg Castle.  It was still pouring with rain and our guide and Tour Director advised us to be very careful.  Cobblestones when wet are very slippery and dangerous.  To make it worse the entrance to the Castle is a …

Cochem & Wine Tasting

Tuesday 2/8/16 Docking into Cochem we were greeted with a rainy day.  We had been so lucky the previous days with glorious sunshine. The options for Tours today were: Walking Tour with Cochem Castle and a visit to a unique wine-making exhibits at Schlagkamp Winery and Wine Museum. Guided Bicycle Tour As it was raining …