Ice Skating On The Mosel?

The grape harvest is a stark reminder that summer is now long gone and winter will soon be upon us.

I have only ever spent time in the valley during the warmer months, but thanks to the power of the internet, I have found enough stuff on events in some previous winters to give me a few sleepless nights!

High water and floods seem to be par for the course, although I must admit I never expected this which happened in the winter of 1997:

Whilst the idea of being able to skate across the river sounds fun, once the ice melts it causes an awful lot of damage, so let’s hope that this “treat” does not repeat too often.

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