Travel Blogs from Kaarst
... waiter last night was homesick and missed his new baby, he is from the Philippines, very young guy - maybe 30 - so we inquire - turns out he has 4 kids, 2 ex-wives, and this new wife with the two newest kids. WOW. Life sure can be complicated - oh, and his dad has cancer. So, he works on the ship for 6 months and then goes home for 2 - something like that, depends on their seniority. These people have ...
We arrived at Dan and Andrea's place yesterday around noon and enjoyed a nice lunch of soup and an Italian pizza at the local (and newly renovated) Italian restaurant a short walk away. Dan and Andrea are both working full time and so we took the afternoon yesterday and this morning to explore around the town. We picked up our VW Golf station wagon this afternoon. A really nice vehicle with full GPS which will come in handy. I have ...
... city with lots of history. Standing on their balcony, you can see into Belgium in on direction and to Germany in the other. Quite a unique little corner of the Netherlands. We were treated to wonderful home-cooked Dutch cuisine and had a fun time catching up after some ten years since they visited us in Canada.
They were kind enough to drive us to our other dear friends in the area as Andrea and Dan Roach only live about 40 minutes from the Ronckens. Dan is ...
Early this morning, about 4.30, we sailed passed Frankfurt and onto Cologne, berthing at about 1pm. We opted for the city walking tour which was about 1.5 hour duration. We learnt about the history of Cologne, or Koln as it is called in Germany. With a population of 1 million, it's the 4th biggest city in Germany (behind Berlin, Hamberg, Munich). The Romans established a settlement at this location on the Rhine about 2000 years ago and it has has continuous settlement ever ...
Today, I had a lovely sleep in and woke at 10 am. We enjoyed breakfast and then drove Arcen (Limburgish: Ārce) is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. In 2010, it became part of the municipality of Arcen en Velden. Its location on the river Maas makes it a popular tourist attraction. It is wedged in between Germany in the east and the river Maas in the west. National Park de Hamert lies just north of Arcen. Historic buildings include the ...
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