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... or something from 300AD. Now that's rolling back the old calendar.
A number of photos are included here but in no way do they do justice to this place. One has to be there and experience the enormity of this church. It was founded in honour of the 3 wise-
men, Balthazar, Melchior and Caspar. The story is that in 1164, the Archbishop of Cologne came into possession of the relics from these 3 kings. In 1248 the foundation stone of the cathedral was ...
... rate. The Theodor Heuss Bridge took up most of my free time, this bridge was constructed over four years finishing in 1957 and it seemed it had residence from day one. Under the bridge I saw a flourishing population of finches and pigeon taken refuge from the circling white tail eagle above, something I learnt later while on the tour. Eventually my exploration time was interrupted by the alarm on my watch telling me I had to stand heading south toward ...
... I was a little bit further away with a 15min walk to the stunning river. After checking in and dropping all my travel bags, except my day bag, in my room I then had to pick from three set activities for the morning. From the activities I’d already ruled out the Classic Car Remise leaving it for the afternoon when the reflection off curves and profiles would be best highlighted in the dying sun revealing the true beauty of the cars. After a while of ...
... feel my heart struggling to process all the calories and fat, almost stopping every bite, and as that took its effect I became more and more lethargic. I dragged myself back to my hotel after a feast fit for a king and prepared once again prepared for the next day, but this time I packed everything else into my travel backs as tomorrow I would leave for Dusseldorf at 9:00 via taxi which I had already booked and paid for, only fifty EURO.
... of different cultures pooled together in the streets and walkways. I eventually settled on a place to eat, Wein am Rhein, which serves homey, warm traditional food and ultimately after a fair few minutes of reflecting on my scenery and choice of food I chose a Chicken Saltimbocca / tomato sauce / Tagliatelle which warmed me up and gave me a surprising amount of energy as I strolled along the river back towards my hotel, looking ...
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- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed