Hotel Excelsior Duesseldorf
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... much dusting...One or two is best for me. After a long day of sightseeing in Cologne time to find the Cologne beer - which was not a problem at all - they have little pubs along the pedestrian area which runs about two blocks. Stopped at Papa Joe's...must be a kind of local hangout.. We found a window table onto the square so we could people watch. We saw two weddings...lots of tourists...a pug dog...a few ...
Beautiful morning as we left Andernach and cruised towards Cologne. The river traffic is noticeably heavier and bigger, with many more River Ships (barges), but the scenery along the river is beautiful.
We spent the morning in the lounge, reading, talking, relaxing. Of interest on the river were the remains of the Remagen Bridge which was destroyed by the Allies in WWII. The movie, The Bridge ...
... the city hall dating back to 1200 although it has been extended twice with different architectural style. It has been rebuilt after being extensively damaged by allied bombing in WWII. The highlight was the Cologne cathedral, which is the second tallest church in Germany, is a magnificent structure. It took 600 years to build, starting in 1260 and not finishing until 1880 (although there was a period of 200 years when no work was done because they ran out of money). Some ...
... of Dusseldorf. I spent a day exploring the city including - beautiful parklands, hidden cobblestone streets and the new architecture in the media hub. From Dusseldorf Koln was a short 40min day trip. As soon as you exit the train station the beauty of the city hits the wind right out of you. Hidden down little alleyways were beautiful churches from all ages and of all sizes. But the one that took the cake was the Cathedral - looming over the city this structure blew ...
... arriving safely, in time and without much further problems in Auckland. But, I’ll see. Somehow, I have the feeling that surprises and troubles aren’t over just yet. I’ll keep you posted!
Addendum: By now, I'm in the plane above the Tasman Sea. And I was right. Troubles weren't over just yet. Before, there had been problems with getting on the plane at all in Düsseldorf because I didn't have ...