Travel Blogs from Cologne
... Off to Zons with Stephen wandered around the village then lunch at Tom Hallin Jk had a huge pork knuckle surrounded with crackling
Last bike ride round village and river Josh Mitch home from Amsterdam leave in am for Berlin and we leave at 8am for Frankfurt to catch plane to New York
TOILETS IN germany
Most toilets you pay ...
... now... So for Lunch we had sandwiches and chips, and a Belgium waffle. then caught the train to Bacharach in First class!!! Forgot we had first class and were standing the first part... Then remembered and got a whole room to ourselves instead of standing. Very nice! We had to stop in Koln or cologne to catch the next train and had 30 minutes to walk around. i wanted to go see the cathedral of it was close to the train station an low ...
Wednesday 2nd July 47km
Lovely sunny day layers coming off
Biked to Bonn where Beethoven was born and educated so opera house called after him as well as statues. .Rode into middke of city found a market more cherries, nectarines, apricots and Swiss cheese. Got to camping Berger, some of these camping grounds are very large lots of permanent caravans elaborate awnings and huge barbecues have bikes to take dishes to wash house.
... had fillet pork large meals
Then home to watch the Chilean Brazil game what a nail biting game then skyped Nicola
She texted david said we were on so then he skype long chat then checked our skyoe and a video of Scarlett fraser jocelyn Pyper saying happy birthday and that they had tried to get us so got them another long chat.
So really an amazing fun ...
... t make buying food for camping easy.
We did make sure however to visit the city centre for a day. Cologne is home to a very tall cathedral which was at one point the tallest cathedral in the world. It costs a couple of euros to climb the 509 stone steps, and the views from the top are rather impressive.
It should be said that Cologne is also quite a vibrant city, it has a large shopping area and it seems there is lots of building work making it bigger still. Just ...