Travel Blogs from Cologne
... candy and flowers ("Kamillo" and "Trushia"), but we also learned the names and a few lyrics of the 3 famous German songs we heard playing all weekend. The songs have now been on repeat on all of our Itunes for the past week... By the end of the parade, we boarded the bus back home with a bag full of candies, chocolates, and flowers.
Although we arrived back to Freiburg to a week full of midterms and deadlines for papers, our carnival weekend made it totally worth it.
... of parade: 6 kilometres
The elderly couple managed to climb 533 steps to the top of Cologne Cathedral this morning so despite the adverse comments yesterday we are not quite dead yet. A very tiring day spent wandering round Cologne, quite a nice city with lots of squares and car free zones. Most of the buildings are new on account of some work done by the British in 1944. After the cathedral and a huge German lunch of ham hock, a ...
... I will be going home, and I fantasize about walking through the arrival doors at Auckland airport and hugging my family and never letting go. It’s even crossed my mind not to do an International business major anymore as that may require me to go overseas again, and at the moment I feel once I get back to NZ I don’t ever want to leave again, or at least not by myself. But I’m sure by the end of the semester I am going to feel a lot different. ...
... The Rhine is lovely an the weather was warm. We saw the mountains, villages, vineyards and old castle forts along both sides. After the cruise we walked into the small town at the other end (where we got off) and saw the worlds largest free hanging cuckoo clock. After that short stop we headed for the hotel. We had a short break before having dinner at the hotel and then heading back to the rooms for bed as we are off to Austria early the next ...
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