Mercure Hotel Koln Belfortstrasse
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- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... never to go on that kind of tour, no matter how decrepit we become. We have enough independence in us to resist such a tour. It sounded ghastly. Also bought some more Loratadine hay fever tablets. We've discovered they sell 100 hay fever tabs here for $15 Aus. I pay four times that in Melbourne, so who is making all the profit? We met some people at the hotel also headed for the Richard Rohr cruise. They were catching a taxi, but we decided to train it, which we ...
... the past as well as the modern. It was probably all the rage back in the day. It was nice weather, the best we've had so far so we walked along the esplanade. The Rhine is a lovely river and we saw boats like the one we are about to board tomorrow for our cruise. In the afternoon we watched a film about the Cologne cathedral and then walked around the cathedral. It is simply huge and we could easily have spent a day exploring it. We discovered one stained glass ...
... in we head over the bridge covered in padlocks to visit the cathedral. It must have been one of the few buildings to remain after Cologne was heavily bombed.
Lovely city..so we hopped on the inevitable tourist bus which zipped us round the sights...
Dinner at another beer hall...very different from the others. Beer is served in a 0.2l ...
We had an easy Saturday morning drive to Cologne and once again with the help of our trusty Navman found the auto glass repair place easily. An hours wait, 80 Euros later and only the tiniest of visible mark - we were ready to be on our way. Hopefully all will be good. We figure if we put a little squished bug on it...no one will be any the wiser :)
We had a late breakfast sandwich snack in the car (after one of our Aldi visits) and then headed in to Cologne ...
Cologne is the fourth largest city in Germany after Berlin, Hamburg and Munich.
The most famous attraction here is the Dom (Germanys largest Cathedral) whose twin spires dominate the sky line. There is 509 steps and it stands 157 metres tall. Due to the immense size of the Cathedral and expense it took 632 years to complete its construction. It also has 800 years of pollution so work ...