Walking tours | Speyer

On the Rhine tour – visiting Speyer

It was here I started to realize how much the history of this region is dominated by the war between French and German groups.  I say ‘groups’ because it is much more complex that to say France and Germany.  Speyer was destroyed by the French at least twice.

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One of the best ways to see the city is these glass topped boats.

There is a complex lock system.
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And: huge cathedral. With a complex astronomical clock. Wall to wall people.

I am still not sure I am really a tourist like some of the others around.

Some snaps of the town.

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These snaps are for Gary and Linda.

They had street markets.9 IMG_7721

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