The Middle Rhine, or Rhine gorge was formed by downwards erosion of the river. With its dense mysterious forested banks and cliff top castles it is the stuff of Wagnerian legend, and easy to imagine the Rhinemaidens playing in the water, and singing as they guard their gold.
Helen Best-Shaw is a freelance food & writer, photographer who has been writing about achievable, affordable and mostly healthy food on Fuss Free Flavours since 2007. She also contributes articles, recipes and photos to a number of online and print food magazines. Please do contact me if you would like to discuss commissioning work.