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My World: From our Alsace diaries...

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief

D700, ZF 35/2
Alsace, France.
Fahim,

I love Alsace! It’s fabulous for their wines and especially for white wines to drink in a hot summer evening!

Also the accents are so great. For some reason, I swear, they sound like folk speaking French with a Welsh sing-song accent!

Asher
 

fahim mohammed

Well-known member
Asher.

Quite surprising to us was the fact that grapes were not that easy to come by. Maybe not the season!
Anyways, we made do with that white liquid in the green bottle.

This may be what you speak of...

 

fahim mohammed

Well-known member
Then, my good friend, I came across this watering hole. I believe that's what it is to us nomads.
Great ' waters ' of Alsace...I translated. And in I went.

 

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
I love the pictures. Thanks so much for allowing me to travel!

Notice the German names on buisiness WS and the liquid refreshment sent from heaven!

Asher
 

fahim mohammed

Well-known member
I love the pictures. Thanks so much for allowing me to travel!

Notice the German names on buisiness WS and the liquid refreshment sent from heaven!

Asher
Of course, Asher. Alsace was occupied by the German forces during the first and second world wars!!
The battle of the Bulge, as it is known, occurred in the town of Colmar.
The battle for Strasbourg around the vineyards of today was ferocious.

The French and American Forces did prevail.

But the German influence is quite obvious. Although nowadays, it is a reminder of what was. And to build a better future for both people.

I wasn't there during the 2nd world war. But that is what history books are for.
 

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
Of course, Asher. Alsace was occupied by the German forces during the first and second world wars!!
The battle of the Bulge, as it is known, occurred in the town of Colmar.
The battle for Strasbourg around the vineyards of today was ferocious.

The French and American Forces did prevail.

But the German influence is quite obvious. Although nowadays, it is a reminder of what was. And to build a better future for both people.

I wasn't there during the 2nd world war. But that is what history books are for.
My memories including a village called Luttenbach and drinking Riesling Spätlese from Mosel! The wine, though from Alsace is a German and Austrian winemaking provenance. The vineyards risk extra days of waiting to harvest, to have grapes ripen 5-7 days longer and get this type of late-harvested wine.

Asher
 
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