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 ...
... 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 ...
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.
... had fillet pork large meals
Then home to watch the Chilean Brazil game what a nail biting game then skyped Nicola
She texted david said we were on so then he skype long chat then checked our skyoe and a video of Scarlett fraser jocelyn Pyper saying happy birthday and that they had tried to get us so got them another long chat.
So really an amazing fun ...
... took a Rhine River cruise, however my (extensive) research of previous travelers travel blogs indicated that you could see just as much from the coach and were able to stop in Oberwesel for an hour or so - a gorgeous German village on the Rhine River which those on the cruise were not able to do. The views along the Rhine were spectacular...of the Rhine and of the Lorelai Rock itself. Every few minutes there is yet another castle on the ...