Hotel Villa Fuerstenberg
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... down from the hills we did a walking tour of the town which is quite nice as there are so many of the streets that are pedestrian only. We went to the Market Square where a daily market is held but I think it spoils the look of what is a beautiful square. There was a lot of white asparagus on sale and it is on a lot of menus, quite popular here. We also saw some pubs with badges on the front wall and these are the badges if the different drinking clubs ...
... that was dominated by the bat.I think this, along with our fielding, again at a level above everyone else,was the difference. Credit to Lehman's leadership and to Clarke's use of the bowlers on the field.
But back to Europe; yes, my time in Cologne suffered a little here as I used the maximum check out time to midday to get my cricket fix (how civilized is that ?). The Cologne Cathedral is a very dominating and imposing building. This one ...
... classical composer Beethoven. On our arrival in Bonn we decided to take a walking tour of the sights of the city. Our hotel was on the banks of the Rhine so we had a lovely view of the river and city skyline. Just next door was the Bonn Opera House, currently showing Salome but unfortunately time did not permit a performance. We then walked along the bank of the Rhine taking in the views of the Kennedy bridge before turning into the town in the neighbourhood ...
... so many like to cruise down it. They also introduced us to a local beer (have we mentioned Germany is a beer country) and grappa, a liquor derived from wine grapes that is good as an after dinner drink. The next day we got to meet Herbert and Beate's parents, Edith and Josef. It was wonderful to sit and talk with them and have Edith show us lots of old photos and souvenirs from their adventures to visit with family in the states. I got to see photos from the old Germany farmhouse ...
... black pudding with stewed apples mixed with mashed potatoes). In winter the people like to eat Muscheln Rheinischer Art (Rhenish-style mussels) as well as Reibekuchen
(fried potato pancake served with apple sauce). Also a special meal: