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... we were there for the whole afternoon and ended up coming away with two bags of lollies! They even started throwing out kitchen sponges just for fun.
Of course if you wanted something then you had to reply to the carnival salute of ahoy, which is the local greeting here. In other areas it's helau. And I was the only person in the crowd who spotted the two drunk Bananas in Pyjamas from the local ski club! Some cultural references just don't travel well!
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4. Cologne Cathedral - ...
... starting point. So at 8:30, right after breakfast, we set out on our tour. It's close to an hour ride with traffic. Surrounded by old geezers, we don our headsets and shuffle around the castle grounds, listening to the history surrounding it's construction and operation for almost 1000 years.
Now it's down to the town below where we walk to the church in the center of old town. After a brief description of the city, we part company ...
... town center has some really nice old buildings, however, they need to be taken care of.
Also most shops are especially made for tourists, esp. for Asian ones. Asian employees work in the shops and there are Asian letters on the windows. That at least to me is a definite turn off as after all it is Heidelberg, a town famous for its history, culture and university. I guess though that everything changes over time.
The Christmas markets ...
... that I had learned during my time in Prague. After a nice long day of touring the city, we had dinner at a nice microbrewery and headed back to the hotel.
The Sunday was a packed day, we borrowed bikes from the Hotel we we're staying at and biked around to a bunch of places during the day, probably traveling a total of about 25km. We saw the Hockenheim racetrack, as well as the beautiful gardens ...