Park Hotel St. George
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Got to a downtown port location, thus able to WALK THRU OLD TOWN from 9 to 12:30.
In the Town Center is a huge cathedral, occupying two blocks, at least 15 stories high, filled with filigree and buttressed walls. It was built over 25 years beginning about 1350. It is an awesome structure. As we stood outside listening to our guide, many black Mercedes, BMW's and Porsches drove to the church and out stepped distinguished looking people dressed all in ...
Kinda have been skiving and updating all at once. so tired I just fall asleep in the car nowadays. Visited Cologne, Germany again and today, the weather was super super hot, around 31 degrees. Went for dinner at a Kölsch brewpub, where we had pork chop, pork trotters & bratwurst & this cute mini beer. The food was pretty ...
... on their altar. Really!!!!!???? Outside is really black and grimy but can't be cleaned because it is too difficult to get to it. Spent our break looking round shops and eventually found ourselves an extra bag for travelling. Pleased about that. Got a bit off the beaten track and thought we would have no trouble getting back to our meeting point beside the cathedral just by looking out for the spires, but they played a bit hard to get. No panic. We found our way back ...
... George fancied a beer so we went to the Irish pub so he could treat himself to a Guinness for his birthday. Real surprise at dinner. Music started playing and all the waiters brought in a beautiful birthday cake for George with sparks flying everywhere. We hadn't expected it so had no camera. Fortunately our friends took a picture. They are going to transfer it to us asap so we can post it. George ran and got ...
... Apparently in the 18th century, Cologne was a dirty, smelly place and the original perfumed. eau de cologne was produced so as to help disguise the stench.
Much of Cologne was destroyed during WW2 and rebuilding continues, in places. Although the Cathedral was not bombed, it remains very discolored, tho' still very impressive. It has recently acquired a ...