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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 ...
... the statue we went and did some shopping picking up a lace Christmas ornament, chocolate tasting and lace looking. Then on our way to lunch i saw a strange game in town square. Young boys about 13-15 were hitting some sort of like rubber ball with a glove thing on their hand back and forth... It was almost like baseball, hot potato, ping pong, and racquetball all thrown together... I anyone has any clue what it is left me know ...
... must keep them fit.
Lots men with no shirts on some lying on bench with chest and abdomen exposed ( haven't heard of melanomas) some of them left their bras at home not a pretty sight.
Friday 4th July 2014 32km
Left camp at 9.50 in 29 degrees already, great cycle through lots of villages cherries peaches a lot of blackberry vines spotted a lady picking them on side of road with large bag nearly full
Into Dusseldorf few interesting ...
SATURDAY night 28th June 2014 Johns birthday
Went our for dinner with Josh and Stephen
There on the table was a wrapped present and card from David Lisa Fraser jocelyn Tyler Jackson Pyper Scarlett lovely surprise parcel was a lovely bottle of pink german bubbles very nice Dinner was fantastic at a little restaurant in Wittlaer. Three of us had the snitzel ...
... Clare who had been working near by. What a lovely girl and she and her mum both speak such good English. We then walked around the town through an old fortress (every town seems to have one), which was the original old walled city of the town. We later met Lucia for a walk along the Rhine, had a huge parfait ice cream she shouted us at a posh hotel overlooking the river and then got the train back to Cologne. We had such a great ...