Travel Blogs from Cologne
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 ...
... river!!! Unfortunately we didnt realize our train split until the last minute when someone said somethig so we had to get out and run to the next car. made our ride just a little more exciting! We then finally got to Bacharach and wandered around for 30 minutes. Partially lost, and partially just enjoying its beauty! we then Checked in and went for a walk. but it started raining and we got poured on... So we called it a night and went to ...
Wednesday 2nd July 47km
Lovely sunny day layers coming off
Biked to Bonn where Beethoven was born and educated so opera house called after him as well as statues. .Rode into middke of city found a market more cherries, nectarines, apricots and Swiss cheese. Got to camping Berger, some of these camping grounds are very large lots of permanent caravans elaborate awnings and huge barbecues have bikes to take dishes to wash house.
SATURDAY night 28th June 2014 Johns birthday
Went our for dinner with Josh and Stephen
There on the table was a wrapped present and card from David Lisa Fraser jocelyn Tyler Jackson Pyper Scarlett lovely surprise parcel was a lovely bottle of pink german bubbles very nice Dinner was fantastic at a little restaurant in Wittlaer. Three of us had the snitzel ...
... and set off for a nice long run. As we walked by the front desk, the manager took a look at both of us and remarked, "You two look sporty.". This struck us as a strange comment until we noticed that although many Germans are quite active, their choice of exercise attire is questionable at best. Along our run, we saw people getting their cardio in while adorned in skirts and blouses, jeans and button-down shirts, and even a full suit and dress shoes! Apparently fashion trumps function ...