What have I been doing in Germany?
Trip Start Jul 16, 2014
5Trip End Aug 14, 2014
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Day Five 20/7 A Lazy Sunday afternoon ( remember the song) Today I thought I'd do a bit of shopping - so i asked the waitress when I was having my breakfast 'what time do the shops open on a sunday?' their reply was NO shops are open on a Sunday in the Whole of Germany including supermarkets - W-H-A-T
so I guess plan B will have to go into action - The Jewish Museum - and after the museum a tikki tour on a very colourful Ebbelwei Express (Applewine tram) where you can listen to German Folk music whilst having a swig on the apple wine and nibble on pretzels (to soak up the apple wine) while you view the scenery
The Jewish museum was a bit of a fizzer - poorly displayed displays and the atmosphere was not very pleasant - you had to go through a security check and it appeared they have a very strict budget when it comes to their air con - as there was none - it was so hot - i had to leave. However I did get an insight about the history of the Frankfurt Jews etc.
Why does Germany close on Sundays? one reason its a day of rest as well-as family time - which was apparent when I was walking along the River Rhine. Families spending time together.
What else happens on a sunday - 1. Protests - police out in full force ( wearing studs beards etc )in riot gear to control a small crowd of Palestine protestors.
2. Cultural experience - free music from Mongolia
One grizzle - The people at the Information centre belong to the (Not so friendly club) if you ask more than one question you get snapped at and treated like 'why are you asking another question! go away is the impression one got. Hotel staff are much more friendlier : )
Day Six: Cologne here I come......