View from the top of the plateau looking down to Ingelheim and across to the Taunus in the background. Our route took us through orchards, vineyards and villages, with a short stop at the brewery for lunch, and then back up the river to Mainz. 52km total.
The poppies are usually content to lurk on the perimeter of the wheat fields, but this intrepid troop has made a dash for the middle. I saw this on my bike ride today and it made me think of our camping trip in France.