Mary Fletcher | Mühlenturm Tower, Rees

Mühlenturm Tower, Rees

Mühlenturm tower of the medieval city wall in Rees, Germany. The origin of the town is a Frankish settlement established between 500-800 AD. The name Rees most probably goes back to the Franconian term Rys, which means willow grove.
Mary Fletcher | The Waterfront at Rees

The Waterfront at Rees

Rees is a town in the district of Cleves in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the right bank of the Rhine, Rees is the oldest town in the lower Rhine area.
Mary Fletcher | The Wesel Railway Bridge

The Wesel Railway Bridge

The Wesel Railway Bridge was a bridge on the Haltern–Venlo railway, it was opened in 1874. It was bombed during WWII and the new bridge (seen in the background) was constructed in 1945.
Mary Fletcher | Bonn Minster

Bonn Minster

The Bonn Minster is a Roman Catholic church in Bonn. It is one of Germany's oldest churches, having been built between the 11th and 13th centuries. At one point the church served as the cathedral for the Archbishopric of Cologne.
Mary Fletcher | Castle in the Mist

Castle in the Mist

Schloss Drachenburg is a private villa in palace style constructed in the late 19th century. It was completed in only two years on the Drachenfels hill in Königswinter, a German town on the Rhine near the city of Bonn. Baron Stephan von Sarter, a broker and banker, planned to live there, but never did.