Chateau De Hodbomont
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Room service
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Matt and I headed off to the Koelner Zoo on the metro. It was lovely: very green, glass exclosures. There was a big family of elephants (about 16), 3 hippos who were having fun in the water and making loud noises and showing off their large teeth. Matt loved the orangatangs (the babies were playing) and the cheetahs (who were prowling up and down). A flock of flaming pink flamingo's and long legged ducks.
Tony and H went to the National Socialist ...
... twice, but it was impressive none the less. Much was underground by gas light. Thee caves were actually quarry caves where the limestone was removed by farmers and used in local buildings and also the Church domes. This tour was also by gas light and our guide left us in the darkness for a few moments just to experience true darkness. Although we only walked for 1 hour in the cave system it's ...
... English and I am Australian, but she couldn't speak English so she walked on with a smile. Our walk in the afternoon was a guided walk with park ranger. The group was large with a few very well behaved German children, it was a long walk and no complaints from them. The ranger only gave the talks in German but a nice man with reasonable English tried to give us the gist of them once we started walking again. Anyway the forest is beautiful to look at and we got onto some muddy hiking ...
... open on Sunday. English name for the museum is Reinish Openair Museum. It is a series of small villages built by moving original old buildings to the site. When the buildings are reconstructed onsite any modifications are removed which means a house constructed in 17th century would have the modifications from 18th century removed! There were even a couple of old windmills. The oldest, the pivot windmill, had to be turned by winch so that the sails would catch the ...
... the border the road became dead straight, and rough. So rough that some wag had installed a large sign "Shake your body - for the next 5 km". Driving into Verviers it was obvious that we were no longer in Germany - old, scruffy, and folk of every nationality wandering about. Even the town centre didn't look very appealing, so we decided to press on to Spa, home ...