Stahleck Castle, Bacharach.

Stahleck Castle stands above colourful trees and a vineyard looking over the Rhine River near the village of Bacharach in Germany, October 2018.

Bacharach is a town in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Rhein-Nahe, whose seat is in Bingen am Rhein, although that town is not within its bounds. The original name Baccaracus points to Celtic beginnings.

Above the town looms Stahleck Castle, nowadays a youth hostel.  via Wikipedia

Image Credit: Photograph by Michael Probst / AP

Image: The Castle in 1930 in the process of being restored to become a Youth Hostel. Meanwhile, Germany was in chaos with the rise of Adolph Hitler.

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