Breisach – Alsace & Black Forest

When in Germany, do as the Germans do!  Beer, sausages and pretzels - After breakfast  we were all treated to a Fruchschoppen brunch (The word comes from the German word for early “Früh” and “Schoppen”, which is a ¼ Liter. “Schoppen” is the size of a small beer. )  I had a gluten free beer and … Continue reading Breisach – Alsace & Black Forest

Basel to Breisach 30/7/16

Roughly around 4.30 am our ship departed Basel on its way to Breisach.  The town is situated along the Rhine halfway between Colmar and Freiburg.  Its name is Celtic and means breakwater.  The Town of Breisach during the second world war was 85% destroyed by the Allies artillery as they crossed the Rhine. There were … Continue reading Basel to Breisach 30/7/16