Travel Blogs from Bonn
... it was maybe 500 feet away! so me and david made our way to the cathedral passing some sort of gay/aids/crazy outfits parade. It was crazy crowded and a little unnerving. But I only saw two naked men thankfully. Anyway the cathedral is pretty amazing an free! Course it was Sunday... But we couldn't walk around much either.... But if you have to stop in koln hbf it's right outside! Then we got McDonald's and got on the next train to ...
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.
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 ...
... cathedral managed to stay on its feet, however it was quite badly damaged and a lot of the reconstruction work currently going is to correct the damage done during the war.
The most incredible part of the tour was when our tour guide showed us a 1000 year old crucifix! I just can't get my head around that, people for over 1000 years have been praying in front of that crucifix, amazing! It's even older than the building itself!
After the tour ...
... big Christmas tree setup and apparently the Rathaus steps are quite famous for having many VIPs standing there and waving. That includes JFK and Ban Ki Moon.
We stopped for lunch and Steffie had a Currywurst at the Farmers Market before we took a look at the church. It was quite dark inside, but it had nice windows and an ambiance all of its own. I don’t like going into so many churches now that I have been in so many, but you would be surprised how ...
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