Travel Blogs from Kaarst
... luggage tag on Lisa's bag. We could hear the accents and people speaking English all around us, and Lisa said that it seemed like there were a lot of Canadians on the car. I meanwhile had been looking around and they were all young(ish) men in under armour gear with bears on them, many speaking English, and I said actually, it seems like there are a lot of hockey players on this car. They said yes, and they had some Americans too. Lisa and I, being good ...
... later this day we are able to wander back through several areas by using it's tower as our landmark..
Inside the cathedral is amazing..the height of it's ceiling is amazing.. the organ pipes up so high would create such a presence. The stain glass windows are brilliant.. so many different designs telling their own part of history.
A brisk walk through the surrounding Cathedral xmas markets and we head up ...
... locations, but it was all to no avail. Still, we ended up in an Irish pub watching the Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund top of the table clash (with an eye on Man United’s scrappy win at Reading) before pigging out at a Thai restaurant. So the evening wasn’t a complete loss.
Still, a lot of people were going to be disappointed if I were to return home gingerbreadless. But thankfully there was still a way. 09:23 ...
... and rethinking of old habits.The first thing we did (after meeting with doctors and a dietician ) was to hit the internet to educate ourselves in the art of reading labels, in order to find out what could now be included in our meals. High teas (one of Del's favourite pastimes) seems to be out now as does her other favourite- the yum cha!
However, with an increased awareness of celiacs, there ...
... cosy pub!
We head to Hamburg today, where we will spend the next three days. Having bought a rail pass to get us through the first two months of our travels, we will again experience the comfort of the European train system. Our rail pass covers us for ten days travel within that time period throughout the bordering countries of Germany, Austria and Italy. We have planned for this to get us well into southern Italy by the end of January.
Other places to stay in Kaarst
Koenigsberger Strasse 20, Kaarst | 4 star hotelfrom $72
Holzbuttger Str. 2, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $73
Friedensstrasse 12, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $92
Kirchplatz 30, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $78
Koelner Strasse 30, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $63
August-Thyssenstrasse 13-15, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $72
An der Wegscheider Heck, Kaarst | Hotelfrom $81