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FRIDAY 11th July 2014 24km
Last trip into Dusseldorf
Away on the bikes , parked the bikes in the city and wandered the streets Dusseldorf is such a lovely city
Also great street entertainment
The big fair across the river has opened so sat and watch the roller coasters etc
Back home stsrt the packing
Saturday 12th July ...
... the statue we went and did some shopping picking up a lace Christmas ornament, chocolate tasting and lace looking. Then on our way to lunch i saw a strange game in town square. Young boys about 13-15 were hitting some sort of like rubber ball with a glove thing on their hand back and forth... It was almost like baseball, hot potato, ping pong, and racquetball all thrown together... I anyone has any clue what it is left me know ...
... must keep them fit.
Lots men with no shirts on some lying on bench with chest and abdomen exposed ( haven't heard of melanomas) some of them left their bras at home not a pretty sight.
Friday 4th July 2014 32km
Left camp at 9.50 in 29 degrees already, great cycle through lots of villages cherries peaches a lot of blackberry vines spotted a lady picking them on side of road with large bag nearly full
Into Dusseldorf few interesting ...
... had fillet pork large meals
Then home to watch the Chilean Brazil game what a nail biting game then skyped Nicola
She texted david said we were on so then he skype long chat then checked our skyoe and a video of Scarlett fraser jocelyn Pyper saying happy birthday and that they had tried to get us so got them another long chat.
So really an amazing fun ...
... considering at this time of the year the sun hardly rises above the horizon before it sets again. This raises the question why do we not have anything like this in Australia when we have so much sunlight?
The Munich hostel had a great location… kind of … it was across the road from the railway station, but as it was close to the railway station it was not in a really good area. We checked in and then went in search ...