Monthly Archives: April 2009

Lübeck; marzipan and the brackish waters of the Baltic

Ruda swerved out of the Rhine current and headed into the more tranquil waters of the Ruhr, Mittelland Canal and the Elbe-Lübeck Canal to arrive in the marzipan-obsessed city of Lübeck. [Gallery=30] After a week in that handsome city, her cupboards stocked … Continue reading

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Rhine; current, big cities, good beer

Early in 2009 Ruda left Paris to travel north-west along the Marne, down the Moselle/Mosel and eventually to join the Rhine at Koblenz. [Gallery=31] There she met a “helping” current of 14km/h, which made stopping a challenging manoeuvre. She did make it to the bank occasionally, and even … Continue reading

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