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Today we departed Cologne and headed to the Spanish island of Mallorca. Our flight wasn't until the evening, so we still had a full day in Cologne with Gary. And what a full day it was!
Last night after an awesome sleep, Ted and I enjoyed another German breakfast before packing up and checking out of the hotel. Even though …
... time in museums, this actually suited me just fine, and being another beautiful sunny day, I was happy to spend it wandering around outside. I started out the day by walking down to the cathedral. It is a stunning piece of architecture that is still I use today. Winding down and through the lanes and side streets I found myself at the waterfront and the sound of hip-hop music and lots of people exercising! This was definitely not something that I was expecting, especially on ...
So there was an option to get in a last ride before heading out Saturday to Plama... I opted for the shorter (50km) ride as the other option was 95km! This shorter version was set to ensure that folks who had early afternoon flights would be able to make them... Or those who didn't feel like doing another full ride could also participate :) Now, being a shorter ride, I thought perhaps it might be a flatter ride... Not a chance! ...
... more was daunting... And I was already working at the back of the pack. Can I tell what a 20min break and the best slice of apple pie/cake I've had in a long time can do for your psyche? Pause, stretch, refocus, regroup, and off you go again. I did make it through, and 6hrs after heading out we were back at the hotel where I promptly had something to eat and had a nap pool-side on my own :) I don't for a minute regret going on ...
Aptly named, this mostly flat route has the bonus of stopping at a well-known restaurant for fantastic cakes at the midpoint. I'll be honest, while it was nice to be back on the bike again, visiting the shop and seeing how much pride the creator of these goodies had with her wares... And the joy in parsing them up for people to consume was a close second. Did I mention that at 95km in length, this ...