Holiday Inn Express Duesseldorf - City North
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... Carlos got home. After talking the night before about Mexican cuisine he was suddenly craving it, so we both ended up going to one of the only Mexican restaurants in town for take out. We ordered a variety of items to split (tacos, quesadillas, nachos, etc), and though the meats were good, they all still had a German touch with milder spices and lots of garnishing and lettuce. Certainly not what I'm used to, but certainly edible (albeit quite pricey like most things ...
... building technology available at the time), but use of lighting and lots of gold made it quite bright, particularly in the main central tower under the dome. There was impressive stained glass in the (primarily gothic) choir, but also some very interesting modern stained glass in the St Nicholas chapel out to one side. There were some stunning works in gold – not just Charlemagne’s sarcophagus, but also ...
In the afternoon headed into the cathedral. Quieter than yesterday! This is the largest church in Germany, holding various "treasures" as well as the bones of the Three Magi/Wise Men. In 1164 these relics were transported to Cologne by boat along the Rhine. Also on board were the relics of St Apollarinus. It is said that the boat stopped ...
... the Rhine. Then took a seat on the river near our hostel and people watched/chatted/looked at the river. It was nice and relaxing. About half an hour in a magician busker came and we watched him practice some bad tricks and then perform, He performed okay. It was good. I was surprised after the practice round. We probably spent a good hour there until we got some chips and mayo ...
... and wrote a couple of lines, which I was surprised to see were very good, and I felt bad that I had prejudged them before seeing what their ability was like.
My main jobs this week were to sort out my German mobile and enrol at the local university, so that I could get myself a Semesterticket, which entitles you to free travel on slow trains and all buses in NRW. After a few attempts with some less than helpful university staff, ...