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Drove over to Koln, took about 2.5 hours. Our hotel was funky ... stylish in the foyer (with an enormous fish tank in mens bathroom) and the rooms had big multi coloured Japanese style glass head boards.
Koln was 80% destroyed in world war II. So the Dom had been largely rebuilt. It is an extremely tall structure, with some lovely alters …
We had a great sleep last night in our little third floor pension which we found online. The bed was great as was this mornings European breakfast. After checking out, we walked through Haslach and took a few photos of this neat little Black Forest town.
Heading north, we passed through Lichtenau and of course had to stop at 7 Sommerfeld Strasse, our first home away from home (1975-78) The Murphy gang might remember that there was an Edeka grocery ...
... the gift shop and they had everything cathedral!! We also found a shop we had gone in last time that had official German "stuff" and I found the candle merry-go-round thingy mother had...I wanted to get one for our family tradition. So, that was a souvenir found!! They had many of the smokers like Sylvia has...so cute. If I had a wall for knick knacks I would love to look at those treasures - our maybe ...
Early this morning, about 4.30, we sailed passed Frankfurt and onto Cologne, berthing at about 1pm. We opted for the city walking tour which was about 1.5 hour duration. We learnt about the history of Cologne, or Koln as it is called in Germany. With a population of 1 million, it's the 4th biggest city in Germany (behind Berlin, Hamberg, Munich). The Romans established a settlement at this location on the Rhine about 2000 years ago and it has has continuous settlement ever ...
It was blue-skied day, not too hot, which made the 58km ride very enjoyable.
The Pino had rested comfortably in the foyer overnight as Pinos do!
The day included ferries, level crossings and stairs! We mostly manage to avoid stairs as the Pino and I don't care much for them!
Amongst the quaint villages, impressive towns and beautiful scenery was the find of the day - a street market stall that sold undoubtedly the best apple strudel I've ...