Empire Riverside Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
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- Smoking rooms available
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... s what I call a good start to the day. I rest on my bed when I got back and I must have nodded off because when I opened my eyes it was 9.15am, I got packed and made my way to reception for checkout. There were three ladies on reception and all very polite, the reception manager was very chatty and inquired what hotel I worked at, this lead to a long conversation about my travels and future plans, I think they will be looking to travel soon as they were jealous that ...
... just around the corner is a viewing area with superb views of Hamburg so I took advantage and got lots of photos on my camera, by this time my phone battery had gone so I will post these shots when I return home and download my memory card to the laptop. On my way down the tunnel I met a guy and started to chat, he was asking me what to to and I was going to ask him, I think by his accent he was from India, anyway we conversed a few time on our walk and we took photos of Hamburg ...
... I really was cold, walking with my hood up and hands in pockets it was hard going and seems to be much further than I really was, the snow only lasted for 10 mins but it was enough to get me wet and cold again, I arrived at the Hafen City area and immediately spotted the Miniature Wonderland as this was in the same area but this attraction was on my list for tomorrow as it will be quieter on a Monday although it didn't seem to be busy, maybe the weather was ...
... and a party with snowboards and skies obviously heading out on a cold break in the snow. I used the on line check in again on this trip and printed off my boarding pass before I left as I didn't take any luggage apart from my back pack, I only need essentials for a short trip like this, it's so much quicker as there is no queuing until your hand luggage is checked and that's a very quick proses too. I even had time for an early morning coffee ...
... as is the Rathaus town hall. New year celebrations in Germany - or perhaps Europe more generally? - is much more lax on the rules for celebration than in Australia. As I've mentioned several times previously in this blog, Australia is quite overbearing in it's laws on what you can and can't do. Fireworks are legal on New Year's Eve until 1am on New Year's Day in hamburg, whereas they are completely illegal in Australia. So what did we do? We went out and ...