We remained docked at Xanten and travelled by bus to the town of Wesel.
We remained docked in Rotterdam for the night and it was lovely to see the lights of the city.
Our next and final port of call before arrival and disembarkation in Amsterdam, was the windmill village of Kinderdijk in The Netherlands.
While the passengers were asleep the boat quietly sailed away from Koblenz at 02:00 and arrived in Cologne (Koln in German) 6 hours later.
Our next stop was the city of Koblenz, a city modern in some ways but steeped in history.
After a wonderful morning in Speyer and a coach trip to Worms we cruised to Rudesheim, arriving at 17:00.
We continued sailing down the Rhine and, while most were still asleep, we arrived in the town of Speyer at 06:00.
We arrived in Kehl just before 08:00 on the Saturday morning to find the coaches waiting to transport us across the Rhine to the city of Strasbourg.
We arrived at Breisach am Rhein, the full name of the town, at 07:00. Our inclusive excursion today, which departed at 08:30, was not a walking one, but we were taken into the Black Forest to visit a glasswork factory and a Cuckoo Clock making factory.
Our first day in Berlin was about exploring and reading about so many depressing historical happenings so on our 2nd day we took the Underground back to the main station and walked to the Alexanderplatz. The tower of the Berlin Palace with sculptures This is situated in the most central…