Mercure Hotel Duesseldorf City Center
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We got the biggest room in the hotel and the minibar was free, the time of checking out was 16:00 for some reason. Well, a nice surprise. Good location.
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There was entertainment in the bar. A violinist and a pianist and a MC...not sure why they needed a MC, maybe no English?? They were very good, I wish Sue Ball was here to tell us - because I know they were not symphony caliber but very good musicians, and this job gives them a chance to do what they love. Make a living? Not sure about that...although there are many, many tourists.
Beautiful morning as we left Andernach and cruised towards Cologne. The river traffic is noticeably heavier and bigger, with many more River Ships (barges), but the scenery along the river is beautiful.
We spent the morning in the lounge, reading, talking, relaxing. Of interest on the river were the remains of the Remagen Bridge which was destroyed by the Allies in WWII. The movie, The Bridge ...
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 ...
... to sit up on the upper deck which gave us better views over the river. Because we travelled through a few cities there were quite a few people getting on and off and being an express train it was a little quicker. All in all it took 5.5 hours to travel around 300kms - definitely the scenic route! That is quite slow for Germany, but then again I normally don't have to travel long distances.
3:01pm With 5 hours to spare I put my bag into the lockers at the ...
Then we parted with Jan and came home to get ready for the Globetrotters. Many people have found it funny that I've traveled all the way to Germany and saw the Harlem Globtrotters, but I enjoyed it! It was more entetaining that not everyone understood the language! At some point during the show, I remembered Tebowing. At the end, there is a time for autographs and so Angela and I went to the very tall Britsh Globetrotter and I ...