On this day, we left the cosy town of Cochem and slowly started retracing our steps back to London. Figuratively, that is: we were taking trains, not walking!
And so we again witnessed the terraces on the slopes of the Mosel, and went through the tunnels, and crossed its bridges one more time. I’ll spare you the images and videos—you have more in the earlier posts 😏
Arriving in Trier, a former Roman city and the oldest town in Germany, we felt like stepping back into that hustle and bustle sphere we had left behind in Luxembourg. Suddenly, there was people everywhere, of all ages —not just retired people and young families, and not everyone was on holiday!
Continue reading “Tuesday, 18/07/2023: Cochem to Trier”
Our friend Sven lives in Germany and was very excited that we got to visit his country.
He is also excited about wine and trying new things, so he mobilised his network of experts to find interesting wineries in the area, and drove to Bullay, where we also went to by train (with all the bends of the Mosel, it was the best option logistically speaking!).
So we met at the station, and then drove across the Mosel and past a number of terraced slopes that did nothing but fire our anticipation, until we arrived to Reil, a small beautiful village.
As it were to be the theme of the day, we got to meet the grandfather in the family, who exchanged a few words with us, and quickly called the person currently running the winery, Thorsten.
Continue reading “Saturday, 15/07/2023: Melsheimer Weingut”