Travel Blogs from Cologne
... at 8:39.
This train to Koln is an ICE train - Inter City Express - it moves along like greased lightening. Screens on the train clock the speed. I know we hit 296km at one point. These trains are smooth, quiet, comfortable and, most of all, faassstttt.
Koln at 10:17am. Walk out of the hauptbahnhof in Koln and whammo!!!!! There is the huge gothic cathedral looming gigantic. Not much to say except there is one reference in the crypts in the basement ...
... store seemed to run me through, this being the sound and smell of crackling, succulent, fresh, farm stock bacon calling from the kitchen. At last I gave in and ordered a bacon and egg muffin and although it shares the name with McDonalds the comparison was not there, no one in their right mind could liken a fresh, steaming, perfectly toasted, aromatic muffin from Rhein Reservation to a McDonalds muffin which who know what is in and how long ...
... br> Ene, tene, mone, mei
Pastor, lone, bone, strei
Ene, fune, herke, berke,
Wer? Wie? Wo? Was?
the German version of the English eenie, meenie, miney, moe I found myself doing a river rafting tour down the Rhein. When I got to the even desk they fitted me out with a safety helmet, life vest, overalls, it was Winter, and paddle and then threw me into a group, off which only a few spoke English. After paddling for about ten ...
... and just enjoyed the scenic mountains reflecting off the Rhine and all the classic building and farms scattered along the river.
A good four hours later the tour was over and there was still plenty of time to enjoy another activities within Cologne. When you’re in Cologne there is one place that is without a doubt unmistakable, a massive gothic monument that towers over all of Cologne, the Cologne Cathedral. As I headed for the cathedral with ...
... been searching for. Here's hoping many brownie appoints attach to the purchase, they are always good to have in the bank. All in all a good day, followed more drinks on board the ship then a good nights sleep.
Makes one ponders about how advanced society was back then, and maybe how far we haven't really come?
Tomorrow it starts all over again!
First effort, scores out of 10 please , and be ...