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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 ...
... river!!! Unfortunately we didnt realize our train split until the last minute when someone said somethig so we had to get out and run to the next car. made our ride just a little more exciting! We then finally got to Bacharach and wandered around for 30 minutes. Partially lost, and partially just enjoying its beauty! we then Checked in and went for a walk. but it started raining and we got poured on... So we called it a night and went to ...
Wednesday 2nd July 47km
Lovely sunny day layers coming off
Biked to Bonn where Beethoven was born and educated so opera house called after him as well as statues. .Rode into middke of city found a market more cherries, nectarines, apricots and Swiss cheese. Got to camping Berger, some of these camping grounds are very large lots of permanent caravans elaborate awnings and huge barbecues have bikes to take dishes to wash house.
... 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 ...
... a tale or two. With an ancient Roman wall, Medieval and Gothic churches, excavations happening around us because of archaeological recent finds and a square that has a cathedral whose filigree twin spires dominate the skyline. The Kolner Dom, is Germany’s largest cathedral.
The church began construction in 1248 and was not finished until more than 630 years later. At the time of completion in 1880, the ...