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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 ...
... streets but soon back on to the river
Lovely water front city getting ready for the Dusseldorf triathlon on sunday city will be closed and also french food festival sounds good we will be there.
Then on to Kaisersworth unpacked turned washing machine on.
Great week and about to rain and rain on the forecast for weekend
Leaving early Monday am for Berlin have booked a city cycle for Monday pm takes you to all the important places .
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 ...
... is also in English so I am very glad but at first it is scary. My Hilton hotel is less than 5 minutes from the station and wow, I feel like I am living in a palace. First, it is a really nice hotel but boy I feel like a king after the beds I have slept in recently. I am so glad I stopped here! Originally, I was suppose to see my German friend here (because let's face it, Koln isn't the most exciting place) but she is out of town this week. Luckily, I have a backup plan because I ...