Travel Blogs from Neukirchen-Vluyn
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 ...
... was from the car to the check in counter and from the baggage conveyor belt to the rental car. Although camping at night and living out of the backpack/car, to most devoted backpackers this seems luxurious. And it is indeed! Anyways... I am now committing to the real backpacker life, carrying my own backpack at all times and depending on public transportation to go back-and-forth. I am neither scared nor worried, but I hope for me to experience all this will be profoundly ...
Have had a great time in Essen, catching up with Carolyn and Heiss. We have explored Essen from North and South along Ruttenscheidler Str. Afternoons have been spent with Carolyn. Visited Villa Hugel, and the sports club. Walked through the woods. A lot of damage still evident from the severe storm they had 4 weeks ago. Apparently 20000 trees came down through out the area. It's going to take time to check all the trees ...
Headed to Cologne (Koln) for the morning. Visited the cathedral ( Dom) and walked around the old town. Had a typical lunch and beer. Lots of tourists in town! Several river cruising boats tied up. In the afternoon we went to Dusseldorf. It was arranged that we would meet up with a friend who lived in the town. Pierce gave us ...
... lawns. Apparentally the Dutch stay home on weekends and tend to their lawns. After dinner we took short bike ride to a 'white city' where rich people lived until Napoleon. Once Napoleon was in power the taxes were so high they residents could not pay the taxes. They boarded up the windows and painted the town white for shame of ...
Other places to stay in Neukirchen-Vluyn
Innenstadt, Neukirchen-Vluyn | 4 star hotelfrom $103