Saturday, March 20, 2010

Daufenbach ...

... Eifelstrecke or Eifelbahn over the Kyll River ...
railway line 2631 - Kalscheuren/Ehrang
construction started in 1864.
the Eifel-Mosel-Express Cologne-Trier.
total length 182 km

... Picturesque Kylltal /Kyll Valley ...
... from its origin on the Belgian border to
the mouth of
the Moselle River near Trier,
the 142 km long Kyll Tributary
an incline of 540 meters.

Over the course of millions of years,
the Kyll has meandered
and burrowed
deep into the hard sandstone.

The Kyll, clean and bountiful in fish,
is the Eifel's main body of water,
inviting visitors to enjoy long hikes
and rich fishing.