The Rhine River flows out of the Swiss Alps and through Germany before emptying into the North Sea in the Netherlands. KPLU travel expert Matthew Brumley is cruising along the Rhine in a riverboat. This week, he’s in the small German city of Rudesheim.
The Christmas Market
White lights are strung above narrow streets as families mill through stalls selling crafts, sausages, cheese and spiced wine.
“It’s only 28 degrees here, but the atmosphere is so incredibly warm,” Brumley said.