Travel Blogs from Bonn
Spitzer stayed here on Mar 3, 2014 during their trip titled: Spitzer's Great Adventure.
... 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 ...
... streets but soon back on to the river
Lovely water front city getting ready for the Dusseldorf triathlon on sunday city will be closed and also french food festival sounds good we will be there.
Then on to Kaisersworth unpacked turned washing machine on.
Great week and about to rain and rain on the forecast for weekend
Leaving early Monday am for Berlin have booked a city cycle for Monday pm takes you to all the important places .
Today we took a leisurely boat ride down the Rhine. We saw cologne from the water a very different perspective. After the boat ride we had lunch at a very good hamburger place. We then drove to a magnificent palace, Schloss breuhl. Beautiful gardens similar to Versailles on a much smaller scale. We then rushed home to watch the Germany USA game. Germany won but both teams advanced. After the game we walked to get out last really good gelato. Tomorrow we leave for ...
... tours, so imagine my disappointment when I went to the tourist information centre to be told they don't do English walking tours!
Sort it out Cologne!
On my first full day in Cologne, I decided to head to the cathedral, I discovered that they do walking tours inside the cathedral so I of course did that. Work on the cathedral started in the mid 1200's and the current building was 'completed' in 1880. I say 'completed' because the cathedral ...