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In the MittelRhein area of Germany, the hilltop Gutenfels castle overlooks Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, perched on a rock in the middle of the Rhine River

Click on above photo to view it in large format: In the MittelRhein area of Germany, the hilltop Gutenfels Castle overlooks Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, perched on a rock in the middle of...

The area of Germany known as MittelRhein is littered with old castles like this one, Ehrenfels Castle, located between Rudesheim and Assmannshausen on the Rhine River

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The area of Germany known as MittelRhein is littered with old castles like this one, Ehrenfels Castle, located between Rudesheim and...

Katz Castle in St. Soarshausen, sister to Katz Castle, named for the "Cat and Mouse" game played by its owners

I threw open the drapes of my stateroom and gasped. Gone were the gray skies of Amsterdam and Cologne. Brilliant sunshine promised a perfect day of sailing through the Middle Rhine...