Star am Dom

Ursula Strasse 4-8, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50668, Germany | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cologne

Alaaf!!

A travel blog entry by caylameinert

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... beer hat (which you can see in pictures), became the most wanted accessory. My hat was stolen, played with, prodded, or pulled over my eyes more times than I could even count... For my lack of costume, I definitely made up for it with the hat.

The next morning we arose bright and early to celebrate the real festivities (the RosenMontag Parade). From what we read online and knew from parades in the US, we thought we would have to get to the prime location hours before ...

Rosenmontag at the Kölner Karneval!

A travel blog entry by beckygooch

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  • There were 74 decorated floats, 67 tractors, 50 Ford baggage trucks.
  • Material used: 4,200 metres of roof battens, 5,000 metres of wire, 6,500 sq.m. of wire mesh, 2,000 sq.m. of fibreboard, 1.5 hundredweight nails and staples, 3,600 kilograms of paint, 10 kilograms of glue, 500 sq.m. of chipboard and plywood, 10 sq.m. of plastic foam.
  • Production costs for the decorated floats and bands: 0.65 million Euro.
  • Total costs: about 2.3 million Euro. ...

  • Up to the top of the tower

    A travel blog entry by johnlucas

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    The elderly couple managed to climb 533 steps to the top of Cologne Cathedral this morning so despite the adverse comments yesterday we are not quite dead yet. A very tiring day spent wandering round Cologne, quite a nice city with lots of squares and car free zones. Most of the buildings are new on account of some work done by the British in 1944. After the cathedral and a huge German lunch of ham hock, a ...

    One month down

    A travel blog entry by christie.orr

    ... lucky to be accepted into that class because about 15 erasmus student showed up to participate but the lecturer only had 6 spots for exchange students in his class. Anyway I managed to get in so all is well. My other classes on Tuesdays are German Sports Culture, Somatics (like yoga - and was all in German :/.. I ended up quitting that class after the second week, I found it too difficult having to folllow German instructions when we were also meant to have our eyes shut).
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    "Black and Blue"

    A travel blog entry by jbushie

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    ... just 9.15am when smells of soup waft up from the kitchen below and thoughts turn (already) to lunch! We pass some more black and murky factories including the huge Cologne Ford Body Assembly factory which extends about two kilometres along the riverbank. Lunch concludes as we pull into Cologne and dock in the shadow of the railway bridge that carries 1200 trains a day. The learned Dr Stefan, with a PhD in art history and an interest in architecture and textiles, ...

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