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- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... she can have a weekend or three days away in another country for about €120 including air fare and accommodation. Also, all basic needs such as flour, sugar, toilet paper, tampons, etc are priced under an amount specified by the government and she thought that figure was about 60 cents or €1. However, wages are lower. We first went up to the seven hills that surround Bonn and these hills are part of a range of 40 volcanic hills which ...
... about 900 years old and whereas The Aachen Cathedral is the oldest, this one is the largest in Northern Europe.
It is so surreal to walk out of the door of the station and there it is. It is massive and something out of a Spielberg movie. I can only hope my photos capture what I am trying to describe.If you have read the historical fiction novels by Ken Follet in his Pillars of The Earth and World Without End, you can see why the building ...
... to the house in which Ludwig van Beethoven lived. Unfortunately, due to reconstruction works, most of the building was shrouded in scaffolding and tarpaulin so we couldn't see much. We slowly made our way back to the hotel as the dusk was beginning to fall. Both feeling tired we decided to eat in the hotel restaurant; Richard had a less than impressive Wagyu burger and I had local veal cheek which was quite nice. We went to bed ahead of a long drive the following ...
... in. Next up was a museum. Well a museum of sorts. See we learned that Bonn is actually the birthplace of my favorite gummy bear brand: Haribo! The "b" and the "o" signify Bonn. So Julia said we had to go see the Haribo store and we were all too willing. Together with Herbert and Julia we saw aisles and aisles of sugar gummies in all types and colors. Even found that 2lb bag of gummy bears that's hard to find in the states. If you've looked it up on amazon purely for the reviews ...
... a bummer to my ears and head. Maybe they will get off at the next stop. I must say, though, that a moment ago I heard kids yelling, and I was reminded (by my mom maybe?) that it could be worse! More later! Feels like we're slowing down....and I think John might be ready for a little Farkle!
No surprise to anyone reading this....3 1/2 hours into the 5 hour trip, after we've eaten our sandwiches and the loud people have left our compartment, John ...