Dorint Hotel Köln-Junkersdorf
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Brought brekky this morning at the Cologne railway station because we discovered they have lovely yogurt and muesli. Then we went shopping. I bought a pair of German shoes, made in Hamburg, for $52! Rosanne bought a very comfortable pair of new season shoes for a little more. While we were in the hotel lounge this morning we overheard a group of Brits on a coach tour being corralled into where they needed to go by their super efficient tour guide and made a ...
... great sermon illustration. We only discover we are headed in the wrong direction when someone is able to show us we are going the wrong way. We were very relieved to get back to the hotel as we had given our legs a far bigger workout than planned. Interesting conversations today. Met a former policeman from Bangor in Northern Ireland. He said he was very glad that the Troubles were now largely over but that there was still a small group of fanatical IRA terrorists ...
Found unbelievable bargain at a 5* Hotel. & couldn't resist. To put it into context the breakfast cost 50% of the room rate! We didn't have breakfast! Even better, parking was also extra but as GG was too tall for their underground car park, we had to park with the smart cars in front of the Hotel at no charge. Hilarious!
sun shining again, so ...
... and I can't really say I visited there very well. But instead of talking about how I did nothing while I was there I'll give you this interesting tidbit about my travels.
During my travels I was able to play piano in a few different cities, though unfortunately my goal of playing in each of the different countries I visited didn't end up coming true. Here's a list of all the places I got to play:
Manchester - Before I left ...
... a gem of an art gallery it was, 3 floors of works from the 1300s until the early 1900s all labelled in German & English. The 1st floor had a most excellent collection of Cologne based painters from the Middle Ages, all of works on religious themes but all beautifully restored & lit.
Then on to the Baroque period with works from Dutch & Flemish painters dominating & finally, on the ...