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... 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 ...
... must keep them fit.
Lots men with no shirts on some lying on bench with chest and abdomen exposed ( haven't heard of melanomas) some of them left their bras at home not a pretty sight.
Friday 4th July 2014 32km
Left camp at 9.50 in 29 degrees already, great cycle through lots of villages cherries peaches a lot of blackberry vines spotted a lady picking them on side of road with large bag nearly full
Into Dusseldorf few interesting ...
Today we took a leisurely boat ride down the Rhine. We saw cologne from the water a very different perspective. After the boat ride we had lunch at a very good hamburger place. We then drove to a magnificent palace, Schloss breuhl. Beautiful gardens similar to Versailles on a much smaller scale. We then rushed home to watch the Germany USA game. Germany won but both teams advanced. After the game we walked to get out last really good gelato. Tomorrow we leave for ...
... tours, so imagine my disappointment when I went to the tourist information centre to be told they don't do English walking tours!
Sort it out Cologne!
On my first full day in Cologne, I decided to head to the cathedral, I discovered that they do walking tours inside the cathedral so I of course did that. Work on the cathedral started in the mid 1200's and the current building was 'completed' in 1880. I say 'completed' because the cathedral ...
... to the main attractions.
Bonn is a modern history city. It first made headlines in 1770 when Ludwig van Beethoven was born in a house in the city centre. The house is now preserved as his official museum although Beethoven composed most of his famous works during his time in Vienna. Bonn’s next big step didn’t really happen until after the war, when it became the capital of West Germany in 1949. Then it was the headquarters of the Deutsche Post ...
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