Friends Hotel Duesseldorf
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There was entertainment in the bar. A violinist and a pianist and a MC...not sure why they needed a MC, maybe no English?? They were very good, I wish Sue Ball was here to tell us - because I know they were not symphony caliber but very good musicians, and this job gives them a chance to do what they love. Make a living? Not sure about that...although there are many, many tourists.
Beautiful morning as we left Andernach and cruised towards Cologne. The river traffic is noticeably heavier and bigger, with many more River Ships (barges), but the scenery along the river is beautiful.
We spent the morning in the lounge, reading, talking, relaxing. Of interest on the river were the remains of the Remagen Bridge which was destroyed by the Allies in WWII. The movie, The Bridge ...
Early this morning, about 4.30, we sailed passed Frankfurt and onto Cologne, berthing at about 1pm. We opted for the city walking tour which was about 1.5 hour duration. We learnt about the history of Cologne, or Koln as it is called in Germany. With a population of 1 million, it's the 4th biggest city in Germany (behind Berlin, Hamberg, Munich). The Romans established a settlement at this location on the Rhine about 2000 years ago and it has has continuous settlement ever ...
... my way to the museum. Next I was amazed at the museum itself. It was a gigantic structure that has been restored and preserved to become a testament to coal mining and the history of the town. State of the art technology and ancient works of art come together here to provide an interesting and dynamic 5 level exhibition. The best part was the lookout over the coal mine complex. You climb up inside the workings of the old mine structure and pop up the top to look ...
... were still heard. Some bought beer from the bars and cigarettes were smoked. Just along from me the small highland group began to play, attracting attention, and the first cameras came out (apart from me) even from among the participants. It seemed they were a novelty, invited visitors, I presumed. I asked a couple of people what the occasion was but they didn’t speak English. I looked for an opportunity to ask one of the Scotsmen. Then I heard them talking ...