Trier, Germany. This was once the capital of the Roman Empire. It is the oldest city in Germany. In the picture is the Porta Nigra, The Black Gate. It is the only gate left standing in this once walled city. This is the city my father's family is from! It is a few miles from Luxembourg in western Germany
Burg Eltz Castle Eltz is one of the most beautiful and best preserved castles in Germany. It lies in a romantic setting surrounded by an unspoiled landscape, inviting and majestic at the same time - like a fairy-tale castle come to life.