Steep vineyards up to Reichsburg Cochem, the inspiration for the Cochem Kingdom in the Seven Kingdom Fairy Tales series. © Laurel Decher, 2020.
The Reichsburg Cochem inspired Cochem Castle but it’s never had a moat. Rooks fly over the tower. Every fairy tale should have some. Cochem castle The high water tower in Cochem. The inspiration for the beloved Palace Agricultural Library.
It’s steep! Can you find the tower with the funny face? Tower marks where the stairs start. Downtown Cochem. Don’t you love those half-timbered houses? If you built a fountain, what would it look like? This is the REAL library in Cochem. The sign says: City library, opening times Monday through Thursday 3 PM to 5 PM. Thursdays 10 to 12 PM. ©Laurel Decher, 2020. Downtown Cochem. 🙂 The tower that inspired the Palace Agricultural Library and the real city library of Cochem “Stadtbücherei” ©Laurel Decher, 2020.
Even the fence has a sense of humor! View from the castle! The Mosel River Grapes getting ready!
A bend in the river Stairs, stairs, stairs 🙂 Almost there! Going the “back way” behind the castle and vineyards and up the stairs, stairs, stairs. 🙂 Views from the top because you need a reward, right? ©Laurel Decher, 2020.
Want to take a mini-cruise on the Mosel River? I still have to learn how to delete the noisy audio so you get authentic boat cruise sounds and me getting my camera explained to me. ©Laurel Decher, 2020.
The trailer for TROUBLE WITH PARSNIPS, the Seven Kingdoms Fairy Tale that starts all the trouble in Cochem Kingdom! ©Laurel Decher, 2020.
If you enjoy
visiting Cochem castle as much as I do, you might like the story of this inventor princess.
It’s save-the-kingdom time. . .
Can she finally use the one tool that’s never worked. . .her quiet voice?
It’s a way to spend a little more time in the Seven Kingdoms.
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Click the map to tour the Seven Kingdoms: Cochem, Marigold, Magenta, Indigo, Saffron, Rose, and Blackfly.
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