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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 54         Bingen on the Rhine

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 as shown in the photograph-  Tradition says that Charlemagne discovered from his palace at Ingelheim that the snows always melted first on this mountain and had vines brought there from Orleans- The faces of the mountains facing the river, during its whole length, are nearly ^all^ terraced for grapes, some of them so steep that they can only be worked by the aid of ropes from above, but this mountain has a superior reputation-  We immediately ordered our Courier to procure a bottle of the oldest wines made from the vines before us. The landlord tried to palm off some of his own growth called “Rüdesheimer”, but his protestations of its equal value did not fill the bill, we must have “Rüdesheimer Berg” made from the famous mountain, which was given at a cost three or four times greater, and possibly no better.  A great deal more wine is sold under that brand than ever grew there.        

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 While sitting in this delightful shade with refreshing breeze of the Rhine and wondering over the probable age of the old ruins before us, of          

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