Hotel Pilar Garni
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... at Zum Schiffchen and sat in a nice table near the window. The waiter gave us our menus and we were in awe at the amount of choices we had. We all decided that we would order a big plate of the steak tartare. It was a lump of raw meat, with egg yolk, chili pepper, and a few slices of anchovies. It tasted absolutely incredible and was surely able to hold us down for the rest of our trip.
After we are we continued walking around the city and soon found ourselves ...
... towel' (you can see it on one of the pictures below - kind of a turquoise ball). This towel dries really quickly and can be folded together to the size of a fist. Given it's dimensions of 120cm x 65cm that is quite impressive. However, at €22 the towel wasn't one of my bargains :)
Another great idea I got from an experienced traveller was to get a snap hook with which you can attach your small ...
... finally make it I to the apartment at about 8. Luckily I learnt from our last trip to keep supplies handy so instead of needing to go late at night looking for milk etc I was able to unpack my emergency long life milk, pasta and tin of tomatoes to prepare dinner whilst others showered and we were at least able to eat by 9. On the plus side, the apartment is two blocks from the Cathedral and is a very nice penthouse. Thank you Baden Powell. ...
Our next stop was the Cologne Christmas Markets where Kate and Roy took to the ice for a couple of hours ice skating while Nathan and Traci headed to the bar for a kinder punch (Traci) and a gluhwein (Nathan) to warm up. Kate and Roy had a fun time skating even if there were a couple of falls!
Our day in Cologne was great and we are sure the memories of this day will stay with us for a long time to come.
... and Maggie got a Snitchzel.
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