Sunday, 19 July 2015

A Month in Alsace Lorraine

 A bit of a round trip, We have cruised  350 kms, Nancy to Nancy by way of the Moselle, Saar, and Rhine/Marne canal.

Alsace region, Eastern France, luxembourg, Germany.

King Stanislas of Poland, and Duke of  Lorraine, Nancy. 

Moselle vineyard

We stopped at the wharf at Shengen, a small village on the common border of three countries, It gave its name to the freedom of travel treaty signed here, 

A convoy barge emerges from a lock, the two craft total length 172m

BBQ time, moored on the Saar river

Cruise ship on the Saar river, magnificent scenery

More river traffic on the Saar

Villeroy and Bosch, the original works.

'Volklingen', This abandoned smelter, has world heritage status.

Sarreguimemines, A classy mooring

Bastille day, back in Nancy

From here, we head down the Rhine river. eventually Berlin. 
Watch this space 


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