Rhine River

Around the world in 60 days, Part 4: from Basel to Amsterdam along the Rhine by boat

Several years ago, I went on a trip for 60 days that involved literally going around the world. This world trip included some favorite places and also a handful of exotic new ones. It was to be the last word in passionate travel — this amazing 60 day journey that circumnavigated the globe by air, land and sea. This is part …

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Sailing the Rhine

The delights of a slow riverboat through Europe I’m typing this out on my Mac as our riverboat sails today along the Rhine river from the historic city of Speyer to the wine-and-party town of Rudesheim amidst gloriously sunny weather. Speyer itself is a charming town with a handful of churches, and one disproportionately large …

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