Monday, August 25, 2014

Trip Report - Our Big Trip - August 6th - Speyer and Heidelberg

The ship had docked at Germersheim before breakfast.  This was "a boondocks" docking location that hardly offered enough room on the bank for the buses to turn around. Our included morning tour was to the small German town of Speyer, one of the oldest towns in Germany. In Speyer a local guide took us around the massive Romanesque Cathedral, then to the old Trinity Church, and finally to the remains of the old Jewish Quarter.
Inside the Speyer Cathedral
Steps up from the ritual baths in the ruins
 of the Jewish Quarter.

Relatively modern statue of a pilgrim
 on the way to Santiago de Compostela

A large spider sculpture in the park


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