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... several places selling fruit, muesli and yoghurt and we even managed to find a decaf
cappuchino which was a great start to our day. We caught a train to Aachen - about an hour away and enjoyed reading our books on the way. The trains are very easy to relax in and we took a few photos of some interesting graffiti and villages as we raced past, as well as finally getting a shot of a solar panel farm.
... and after some running up and down stairs found where we could buy tickets, and the right platform for the cathedral.
The Cologne Cathedral is absolutely huge (it was very difficult to get a photograph which indicated its scale), with an extremely high roof throughout (we’ve seen other cathedrals with high bits, but the striking thing about this is that it is high throughout). It is built in ...
... and wouldn't move till the relics of St Apollarinus were moved to the church on the hill.
Anyway, back to Cologne Cathedral. There is evidence of a church at this site from the 4th C onwards. The current Cathedral was commenced in 1248 as the relics of the Three Magi drew the faithful in pilgrimmages from across Europe. Begun in 1248, for a variety of reasons, ...
... Belgium chip place.
We then walked around town again, checking out the different market and festival stalls.
It looked like it was starting to rain, so we headed back to the hostel.
We packed up and then hung out until dinner. Maggie wanted nachos for dinner again so we got it and made nachos. We hung out and then went to bed.
Sunday 27 April 2014 Oh early mornings are a pain! I caught my plane to Eindhoven from London at 9.30am, which meant I had to be at the airport at 7.30am and I takes an hour to get there, so I had to take the bus to the airport at 6.30am, which means I woke up around 5.45am. Gahhhhh!!! But then I arrived in Eindhoven and caught a bus to my Couchsurfing host's house. It was a lovely guy named Johan, and kind of cute too! He's the same age as me and doing ...