Travel Blogs from Bonn
... of cleaning. A Lon time ago they took urine and used it as a cleaning agent and made a substantial amount of money doing this. (Roman had to keep those togas white somehow...) so that is likely the real reason, but he mythical story goes a young boy put out an explosive by peeing on the fuse to put it out. So he saved the town, and the town greatful for his heroism made a statue To commemorate the event in history... Ok anyway ...
... with the famous ice cream shop.
Onto ferry and to camping ground lovely camp on the river.
Camps prices range from € 16 to € 19 some times you pay for shower €1 one place your shower lasted 8 mins now that is a challenge for someone like me that is the long shower queen
But no I couldnt last the 8 minutes.
Lots of bikes on tracks some loaded like us, others in full lycra training others just out amazing how ...
Today we took a leisurely boat ride down the Rhine. We saw cologne from the water a very different perspective. After the boat ride we had lunch at a very good hamburger place. We then drove to a magnificent palace, Schloss breuhl. Beautiful gardens similar to Versailles on a much smaller scale. We then rushed home to watch the Germany USA game. Germany won but both teams advanced. After the game we walked to get out last really good gelato. Tomorrow we leave for ...
... William I. I'm not sure what is so special about him or what great deed he did, but to get a monument that size I'd expect him to have at least ended world hunger!
Later I decided to take a short stroll through the old town and I had some lunch at a lovely Chinese restaurant. I've gone nearly 3 weeks without any rice, I'm not sure how I've survived!
When I returned to Cologne I had every intention of having my dinner and going back to ...
... the far flung corners of the world. Humbling really. Tomorrow is thanksgiving. Traditions and food and family feel worlds away. There are 9 Americans here and I may ask them to raise their glasses to the Pilgrims and Native Americans or I may just head to the chow hall, scoop sauerkraut and bratwurst on my plate and listen to discussions on whether or not MSF should occupy ...
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