Travel Blogs from Cologne
FRIDAY 11th July 2014 24km
Last trip into Dusseldorf
Away on the bikes , parked the bikes in the city and wandered the streets Dusseldorf is such a lovely city
Also great street entertainment
The big fair across the river has opened so sat and watch the roller coasters etc
Back home stsrt the packing
Saturday 12th July ...
... the statue we went and did some shopping picking up a lace Christmas ornament, chocolate tasting and lace looking. Then on our way to lunch i saw a strange game in town square. Young boys about 13-15 were hitting some sort of like rubber ball with a glove thing on their hand back and forth... It was almost like baseball, hot potato, ping pong, and racquetball all thrown together... I anyone has any clue what it is left me know ...
... Thursday 3rd July 39km
Left camp ground getting warm 29 past more fruit shops more cherries etc then onto Lindt chocolate factory well just had to stop and shop. Into Koln amazing cathedral lots of kids (last week of school)) real interesting buildings along riverside old quays and warehouse have been converted into offices shops apartments. Then cycle track follows around the Ford motor works over a street called Henry Ford Strasse. Then on ...
... had fillet pork large meals
Then home to watch the Chilean Brazil game what a nail biting game then skyped Nicola
She texted david said we were on so then he skype long chat then checked our skyoe and a video of Scarlett fraser jocelyn Pyper saying happy birthday and that they had tried to get us so got them another long chat.
So really an amazing fun ...
... straight to The Hotel Mondial am Dom checked in around 1430 and unlocked the door to a bit of luxury, our own bathroom a big bed and wifi J.
Unlike any other city tour we do, we don’t intend to run around Koln and see everything, this whole holiday is to chill and that is what we intend to do. Lyn want to try a few beers, I want to see the Dom and some shops and we just want to mooch. When we went out the first stop was to a few ...