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FINALLY - feeling like my old self!! I thought I was losing it!! We had a nice dinner last night - it was the chef's farewell dinner...7 courses...luckily they are not into huge portions, but we thought the 5th course was the main course...the staff is so diverse and they all have their own story, and they want to tell their story, which is nice and a little to personal sometimes...I guess that is a fine ...
... tells the story. Europe has so much history.
We arrived in Cologne at noon, and after another delicious lunch we headed off on a tour of the city, which is dominated by the Cologne Cathedral. One word for the Cathedral - WOW!!! Us Catholics sure know how to spend the peasants money!!...:-)
We stopped at a local cafe & tried the local beer, Kolsch, which they traditionally ...
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 Sam's 100th football game today so I'm sorry that I missed that and felt a bit sad thinking of all the footy boys running on to the field. On the whole, I'm not having too many times of feeling sad/homesick but when I do it's bloody awful. I remind myself to make the most of it, as work and daily routines will be just the same, and I will be dreaming of our trip wishing I was back!
We strolled to the local supermarket and bought some dinner ...
Sounds French, looks French and feels French, but it isn't; it's German!
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I have to admit to having a bit of a bludge in Cologne...but hey Europe can wait while Australia are winning their fifth World Cup and now have won that trophy on the 5 continents that play the game. A truly outstanding effort.Those non-cricket fans out there, you know the drill; just suck it up. It is ironic that our bowlers were our strength yet in ...
Other places to stay in Cologne
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- Good service, but poor quality
- Just great, from start to finish...!
- Just Superb
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Excellent Hotel and close to the Christmas markets
- Crowne Plaza, cologne - great hotel
- Great Hotel
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $173
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- Excellent place
- Ultra modern 5* quality hotel
- Excellent Hotel, good value
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $170
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $123
- Tolles Erlebnis
- Liebe es , hier zu wohnen
- Love staying here
Pipinstrasse 1, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $157
- Great value for money! One of the best hotels!
- Excellent service wonderful location.
- The best hotel I've been to, period.
Altstadt-Nord, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $151
- Excellent: Looking forward to returning!
- Perfect Hotel!
Helenenstrasse 14, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $67
- Nothing outstanding about this hotel
- Dorint congress cologne germany
- Excellent location and great service
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Nice and quiet hotel
- Very comfortable hotel
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $128
- Very nice stay
- Good hotel, near the city
- Many errors
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Innenstadt, Cologne | 5 star hotelfrom $158
- Well designed, but tiny rooms
- Fantastic location, great bed and super shower
Porz, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $109
Mülheim, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Innenstadt, Cologne | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Lindenthal, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Innenstadt, Cologne | 3 star hotelfrom $78
- Really impressed
- Fabulous! A real gem of a hotel.
- Great piano bar
Lindenthal, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Altstadt-Nord, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Great location and great view!!
- Great Location
- Nice hotel, good value
Mülheim, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $68
Ehrenfeld, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $92
Innenstadt, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Neustadt-Nord, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Lindenthal, Cologne | 4 star hotelfrom $80