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This morning berthed at the side of the Rhine close to Cologne Cathedral. Had a look round it and then just wandered about the streets. Off to lunch now. While we are at lunch the boat is having to move to the other bank of the river. From there we are getting a city tour. Not much view through our porthole at our morning berth. Lol. Went on the city tour. Quite interesting. Didn't bother with more sightseeing ...
So I may go back and do a post for the first day/getting there, but for now, nah. So today's been a good day so far, Koda woke me up at about 12:30 (half an hour after he woke up himself). After eventually getting ready, we went to a place called Grillepalast for breakfast, looked into getting our hair cut and highlighted, looked at video games (cheaper than America, even with the exchange ...
... to their place.
So I needed a hostel. I can deal with that.
€30 won't hurt me too much for one night. Or it wouldn't
have if there was a free bed in any of them.
Resort to hotel mode. The mode I dislike the most.
We arrived to Düsseldorf by train from Bonn around noon and checked in to the first hotel of our trip, The Alt Düsseldorf. On the train ride to Düsseldorf, I spotted a brothel lit up with red lights and we later found out that prostitution is legal throughout Germany- so crazy! We spent the afternoon meandering through the streets of the Altstadt, or old town, the ...
... in Paul paying and saying no to me
"You're our guest, I'm not letting you pay for anything while
you are here"
I bloody love that! It means so much to me.
We went back and I wasn't allowed in the kitchen. I had a