Travel Blogs from Cologne
We arrived mid afternoon in Koln, and after a bit of searching and asking questions we managed to walk to our hotel.
We dropped off bags and started exploring.
The most impressive site in Koln is the Dom, a massive 2 spire building, with a huge 'T" shape floor plan, amazing stain glass windows a big pipe organ..
Further on …
... Off to Zons with Stephen wandered around the village then lunch at Tom Hallin Jk had a huge pork knuckle surrounded with crackling
Last bike ride round village and river Josh Mitch home from Amsterdam leave in am for Berlin and we leave at 8am for Frankfurt to catch plane to New York
TOILETS IN germany
Most toilets you pay ...
... now... So for Lunch we had sandwiches and chips, and a Belgium waffle. then caught the train to Bacharach in First class!!! Forgot we had first class and were standing the first part... Then remembered and got a whole room to ourselves instead of standing. Very nice! We had to stop in Koln or cologne to catch the next train and had 30 minutes to walk around. i wanted to go see the cathedral of it was close to the train station an low ...
... with the famous ice cream shop.
Onto ferry and to camping ground lovely camp on the river.
Camps prices range from € 16 to € 19 some times you pay for shower €1 one place your shower lasted 8 mins now that is a challenge for someone like me that is the long shower queen
But no I couldnt last the 8 minutes.
Lots of bikes on tracks some loaded like us, others in full lycra training others just out amazing how ...
SATURDAY night 28th June 2014 Johns birthday
Went our for dinner with Josh and Stephen
There on the table was a wrapped present and card from David Lisa Fraser jocelyn Tyler Jackson Pyper Scarlett lovely surprise parcel was a lovely bottle of pink german bubbles very nice Dinner was fantastic at a little restaurant in Wittlaer. Three of us had the snitzel ...