Posts Tagged ‘Drachenfels’

Father Rhine from the Dragon’S Rock

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Hiking along the Rhine is a wonderful experience, particularly during autumn: the forests’ smell of mushrooms, the colourful leaves of maple, oak, beech trees and majestic  Rhine carrying freight vessels, ferries and passenger boats.

Although busy with tourists, Dragon’s Rock offers a fantastic views up- and downstream. Here, Siegfried, the hero of the Niebelungenlied, killed the dragon and bathed in its blood to became invulnerable – almost.