On a train journey along the Rhine Valley from Mainz to Koblenz I took this photo of Burg Pfalzgrafenstein. The building situated on a tiny island served as toll station until 1866.
The ruins of an ancient Roman theater next to the tracks of the railway station ‘Mainz Römisches Theater‘ (former ‘Mainz Süd‘).
My workplace on a December morning. The fortress behind the platforms of the railway station Koblenz is called ‘Fort Großfürst Konstantin’ and was built in 1822 – 1827.
Opposite to my hotel in Coblenz (Koblenz) I came across this ghost sign covering the front wall of a building. In earlier times it made promotion for soap flakes. Love the fact that this old advertisement has survived so many tens of years
Statesman Klemens von Metternich was born on 15 May 1773 in Coblenz (Koblenz). His birthplace is generally known as Haus Metternich or Metternicher Hof. The building was built in 1674 and burned down 1944. The reconstruction took place in 1976.
A German midget submarine of the type ‘Biber’ (1944) seen at the Technik Museum in Speyer, Germany.
Eltz Castle (Burg Eltz) in the German region of Eifel came through all wars without a serious damage and is considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in Germany.
Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz) is one of 16 states (Länder) of Germany.