Travel Blogs from Kaarst
... They were there for the funeral of the man who owned the major newspaper in Cologne and so the church was cordoned off. We could not get into the church.
so, we did what we had to, eat in a super elegant sweet bakery where we enjoyed dessert style cakes that were flooded with strawberries, cherries, etc., cream frosting, ......you get the picture.
Unknown to me, COLOGNE IS FAMOUS FOR COLOGNE, PERFUME AND AFTERSHAVE.
MOM FOUND TWO ...
... the portions were huge. Ordered like 3 portions and we were stuffed by the end of it. Visited the Köln Dom the next morning and that was the only attraction we ended up visiting because it was scorching & we just went shopping instead. The Dom was magnificent as usual but there was a service so we couldn't go walk around which ...
... so we do have pictures of the cake after it was sliced. When George went for the camera we discovered they'd also decorated our cabin. We were both gobsmacked. Just got back to our cabin and noticed George had also got a birthday card and a bottle of bubbly. Wow. He was flabbergasted. We've already had quite a few glasses of wine, whiskies and cocktails tonight so I think we'll put it in the fridge for ...
... and the only diversion was in the industrial area before Bonn. We had our lunch on a bench near Bonn and before we sat down, a male cyclist sat down and started talking and talking. He had been cycling on his own and needed someone to talk to. We passed him later on sitting on another bench talking into his phone. Hearing from some Dutch people who we had met two days ago that there was a camp site at Bad Briesich. So we found it after a wander round ...
... br> We started at Konig Salee - described as Dusseldorf's equivalent to New York's 5th Avenue - but Eric wouldn't buy me anything (I found something I love at Tiffany's). So we found some other stores in our budget.
The old town was bustling with people dining on the pavement and drinking the local beer (alt beer). My colleague Michael insisted I try it when we met ...
Other places to stay in Kaarst
Koenigsberger Strasse 20, Kaarst | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Holzbuettger Strasse 2, Kaarst | 2 star hotelfrom $73
Friedensstrasse 12, Kaarst | 4 star hotelfrom $147
Kirchplatz 30, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $112
August-Thyssenstrasse 13-15, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $120
An der Wegscheider Heck, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $105
Koelner Strasse 30, Kaarst | 2 star hotelfrom $119
Gutenbergstrasse 42, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $64