Mercure Hotel Koeln City Friesenstrasse
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... I look forward to taking him out in the States for something much more authentic whenever he is able to come by to visit me!
Seemingly just as soon as I arrived I found myself saying goodbye already and reversing my short walk to the tram platform, the train station and back down the Rhine river valley toward Switzerland to meet my family in Zurich. Another day of trams, trains and stations...just hopefully no more grumpy ticket agents!
... several places selling fruit, muesli and yoghurt and we even managed to find a decaf
cappuchino which was a great start to our day. We caught a train to Aachen - about an hour away and enjoyed reading our books on the way. The trains are very easy to relax in and we took a few photos of some interesting graffiti and villages as we raced past, as well as finally getting a shot of a solar panel farm.
... and wouldn't move till the relics of St Apollarinus were moved to the church on the hill.
Anyway, back to Cologne Cathedral. There is evidence of a church at this site from the 4th C onwards. The current Cathedral was commenced in 1248 as the relics of the Three Magi drew the faithful in pilgrimmages from across Europe. Begun in 1248, for a variety of reasons, ...
... traffic, with everyone squeezed into the square for the formalities. It was also the square where there were a number of wine outlets. The system is that you pay a €2 deposit on your glass, use it at any of the outlets, and when you return it, get your €2 back. Juggled our drinks and elbowed our way through the crowd, as I wanted to see the activity on the stage. All the important people were there, as ...
Cologne was one of the most heavily bombed cities
in Germany during World War II. The bombing reduced the population by
95% and destroyed almost the entire city. With the intention of ...