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... cruise winds along the Rhine to its conclusion. We brought on a third captain today so we can keep going through this afternoon and right through the night, arriving in Amsterdam early morning. At 3:45 pm we passed Cologne and its magnificent cathedral. Cologne, or Koln as it is known in Germany, is Germany's fourth largest city with a population of just over a million. The Romans founded Cologne in 50 AD because of its position next to a natural harbour. ...
... Cathedrals is often the life work of a few generations within families.No doubt the construction of such would have been pivotal for much community, religious and political power struggles.
So what of Cologne? I haven't researched this in depth but I would imagine that the French feel to the place stems way back to the roots of the Frankish Empire. Happy to be corrected on that...did I mention how good Steve Smith is going? Fair dinkum he will do ...
... we suddenly discovered that since our last trip to Germany the government has introduced a new "green tax" in the majority of German cities necessitating we display a badge in the windscreen which we did not have. A panicked detour into a motorway police station ensued where the helpful and friendly policemen informed us, in fluent English, that this was a civil matter and that essentially it was wasn't worth bothering about. So, feeling better and flouting ...
... taken to his home in the Bonn suburb of Melhen, where he graciously let us stay for a couple of nights. There we met his wife, Renate and one of their daughters Julia. Julia is just finishing school and hoping to Au pair in Australia! Their other daughter is in Frankfurt for school. That night they took us to the downtown of Melhem for a nice meal and walk around where we could already see a castle perched on a hill overlooking the Rhine. The Rhine river has castles galore, it's ...
I never really approved of tour-bus style speed travelling, where you spend most of your time in a coach and the only time you get outside of the everything-included bus is to take photos of landmarks then scoot off to the next town or country. Our trip is zipping along so quickly, it is turning into one of these kind of holidays. I don't think I regret it though. We decided to backtrack a little from Amsterdam in order to see the big cathedral of Cologne ...