Two views, from the outside (left) and inside (right), of the new dome on top of Reichstag
The Berlin flag flying from the Berlin city hall
The gorgeous, recently restored New Synagogue in Berlin
David, about a block up the street from the former location of Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin
The Berlin Cathedral (left) and Radio-Televison Tower (right). The tower was built by the East German government to overshadow the cathedral. Note the cross that appears on the tower's ball when the sun shines! This is called "The Pope's Revenge", but the cathedral is acutally Protestant.
The Rhine River valley, viewed Bacharach castle
Bacharach Castle, now a youth hostel
A castle above the Mosel River
The remains of the famous bridge across the Rhine at Remagen. The storming of this bridge by American soldiers in 1945 hastened the end of WWII.
A castle in the middle of the Rhine River
A view of Bacharach castle from the Bacharach waterfront
Another view of the Rhine River valley from Bacharach Castle