The final day of our Rhine cruise saw us spend most of of our time in an area known as the "Colmar pocket" in central Alsace, France. The region was held by the German Nineteenth Army late in World War II.
Black Forest, then returned to the boat for lunch. The mist remained and a bevy of swans were swimming on the river.
sweet gum trees were still decked in their fall finery, one red ...
a fierce battle between German and American forces.
For a vacation where taking photos took a back seat to spending time with my family, I'm not unhappy with the shots I got. And this last day provided opportunities that fell right in my wheelhouse, with a clear focus on the region's natural beauty. I hope to come back some time at another time of year for a different perspective on this gorgeous area!