Park Inn by Radisson Koln Belfortstrasse
Travel Blogs from Cologne
Me and jane headed to colonge for a 3 day weekend break. It is a lovely city with lots to do and see. The people are relaxed and the place is soo clean compared to the UK.
... were the cheapest). Our humble hostel for the evening was an old renovated warehouse with campers and sleeper trains... Although the rooms were quite small and climbing up to the top bunk was rather difficult, it was definitely worth the experience. After arriving in Bonn and making friends with some other Americans at the hostel, we decided to head into the small town to explore the celebrations. This is when we realized we came way under prepared... EVERYONE was dressed ...
... Cologne as this is where one of the biggest and most famous parades is held, and we wanted to get there early to find a good spot to stand. We met up with a big group of other assistants and their friends from uni who live in other parts of Germany and England. Everyone looked fantastic in their costumes! We all grabbed coffee - it wasn't even 9am at this point! - and we walked through town along the parade route until we found a good place to watch from. The wait for the ...
... meat about the size of a rugby ball, we struggled round the main art gallery which has a fine collection of Picasso's and Wahol paintings but I am afraid we lowered the tone by doing a Harry Worth with one of the exhibits. If you don't know who Harry Worth is ask you dad (or look at http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nIPihrhzr- U) I will add the picture of this exploit tomorrow. Tonight we are on the sleeper to ...
... Chocolate Museum) that sits along the Rhein. I'll have to give this its own post later, but here's a couple photos to make you hungry.
Finally, after a great day, the sun set, and we could see an entirely different reason for seeing Cologne.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center