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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 ...
... 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 ...
... had fillet pork large meals
Then home to watch the Chilean Brazil game what a nail biting game then skyped Nicola
She texted david said we were on so then he skype long chat then checked our skyoe and a video of Scarlett fraser jocelyn Pyper saying happy birthday and that they had tried to get us so got them another long chat.
So really an amazing fun ...
... 6 pitches just for us.
The toilet block is not too far and a cursory examination awarded it a Lucy Dubstar award of 4. It looks clean, the showers are for 6 minutes, private, lockable, but the dressing areas are not so big. I will test them tomorrow, after the memory of the hotel power shower has worn off sufficiently.
We chilled in the sun for a couple of hours, sitting out in our chairs, drinking, reading and chatting before we went off on a little exploratory ...