Travel Blogs from Kaarst
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 ...
... Desperately trying to avoid tourists while being a tourist myself?! I prefer to call myself a traveler rather than a tourist although I have to admit that I have been to very touristic places before and I certainly have enjoyed myself. (The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist was passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing'. - Daniel J. Boorstin) My traveling has changed ...
... 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 ...
... up the felled ones. Had to clamber over lots of fallen trees on our walk through the woods. Atmosphere great on Friday night when Germany won their quarter final in the World Cup, against France. The street was blocked off at a couple of intersections and the young folk were having a great time after the match. Lots of broken glass, but no violence. Police kept a discrete eye on things. Everything was cleaned up by ...
... back to Dub. The only two things that stood out was a memorial in a field to 6 crew members of a Wellington Bomber who died when their plane crashed during WW2. It gave us a stark moment of when reality was not quite so peaceful in these parts. The second was a tiny little church, with the door wide open with many candles lit inside. Unexpected and beautiful. The rest of the time we walked past dykes and fields, fields and dykes. The countryside is ...
Other places to stay in Kaarst
Koenigsberger Strasse 20, Kaarst | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Holzbuttger Str. 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