Travel Blogs from Essen
... are at the end if there life cycle and the tips are looking really tired but the tubers are maturing nicely. We took a quick look around the grading facility, all the potatoes are graded and delivered. They have a number of facilities around the area to handle the volume, have about 8000 ha x 50 = 400,000 MT of potatoes to deal with. We then went with Andre to lunch ...
... impressed with how it looked. They are not far from being done and will be harvesting in about 6 weeks. We went with one grower to look at his washer and yard then had some lunch were further discussions were held. We then turned our sights in Dusseldorf, about 2.5 hour drive. Nick has been driving and done a sterling job. Once we were in Germany the speed limit changed. It was quite full on too ...
... and became one of its main landmarks.
The symbol of the cartwheeler can be found on many souvenirs and
various things in Düsseldorf have the cartwheelers to thank for their
names. This tradition was honoured in 1954 by the erection of ...
... store seemed to run me through, this being the sound and smell of crackling, succulent, fresh, farm stock bacon calling from the kitchen. At last I gave in and ordered a bacon and egg muffin and although it shares the name with McDonalds the comparison was not there, no one in their right mind could liken a fresh, steaming, perfectly toasted, aromatic muffin from Rhein Reservation to a McDonalds muffin which who know what is in and how long ...
After a splendid day of cycling through natural beauty and countryside along the Rhine and then thrown back to 13th century with gothic architecture and astonishing grandeur I was exhausted but well pleased with my day. I decided to use the public transport that Germany has to offer and took a tram one block from the cathedral to Barbarossaplats stop just 2 minutes from my hotel. In total it took me fourteen minutes, and cost just two Eurp, to get ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center