34th International Power Boat Race / 34 Internationale Motorbootrennen

 For something a little different head over to Traben Trarbach on 30th and 31st May because the 34th international “Motorbootrennen” (power boat race) is taking place.

Racing teams from around the world will be competing over the weekend in various races, plus of course there will be practice sessions taking place also. You will be amazed at the speeds these boats reach and how agile they are as they skim across the surface of the water.

The event is free for spectators and the programme is available on the event Facebook page which can be found here.

When I Win The Lotto….

image I recently saw this place in Traben Trarbach. It is a crying shame seeing such places in an advanced state of decay, and even sadder that it is often wrongly considered more cost effective to demolish and build new rather than renovate. This one has some superb architectural details and was clearly a building of notable standing in its day. So if anyone has a spare million, I would happily take it and save this jewel…!