Novotel Koeln City
Travel Blogs from Cologne
... dropped us. Not much happening there - a bit of shopping, a farmers market and some sights. We stopped for a beer at a local hostelry.
By 3:00 we were back in board and headed for the downtown again. We arrived and took a look at one of the canal cruise boats, The William Shakespeare, and snapped a photo or 2.
Next, we decided to find a bit of supper. But first, we had to check Mcdonalds to see if they served beer. They didn't - they did in Salzburg ...
... sitting. After breakfast I still had an hour to burn so decided to walk around the city and further acquaint myself with a city I would only spend another day in. As I was walking it felt like every step I took stole another minute from me, I didn’t have enough time to appreciate the Rhein walkways let along the whole city. It felt like I’d been caught in a trance where unlike most dreams time was a factor and it was being taken at ...
... with one hours until the next Segway tour I found a McDonalds, I know off all the places I had to choice from and all the cultural experience I may have been missing, and got myself a ‘Big Tasty Bacon’ which is something I’d never seen back home. After smashing that down I head down river walk absorbing all the natural splendour the Rhein had to offer along with all the shops, restaurant and sculptures that reflect the German culture and ...
... public transport schedules and adrift teens. When I got to the hotel I went up chucked a warmer jumper on and walked less than one hundred metres to the ‘A Caravela’ my dining choice for my second night in Germany. Once I was seated I had an enormous selection of Portuguese food and an ever more impressive selection of meats, in the end I selected the ‘Leitoa a bairrada’ which is was a pork steak and oranges serviced with fried potatoes. ...
... at our "tickets", he informed us that they were not tickets after all but were simply our transaction confirmations from the travel agency and that they did not specify which boat we were booked on. Perfect. He explained to us that each boat had a passenger manifest, one of which our names would be recorded in, and radioed a few of the boats in an attempt to determine which one it was. With a less than assured look on his face, he eventually relayed to us in broken English, "It is ...
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