Day: November 14, 2017

  • Koblenz, with Deutsches Eck

    Koblenz, with Deutsches Eck

    Today’s adventure was a bit further south from Cologne, to Koblenz.  Again lots of history, from Roman’s thur medieval Germany to the world wars and today. Lots of walking around and visiting places of interest, quite a few things were closed for winter but plenty of shopping opportunities Koblenz (German: KoblenzGerman pronunciation:[ˈkoːblɛnt͡s] ( listen)), also spelled Coblenz…

  • Bonn, birthplace of Beethoven

    Bonn, birthplace of Beethoven

    Bonn, a small city on the Rhine, The Federal City of Bonn (German pronunciation:[ˈbɔn] ( listen)) is a city on the banks of the Rhine in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, with a population of over 300,000. About 24 km (15 mi) south-southeast of Cologne, Bonn is in the southernmost part of the Rhine-Ruhr region, Germany’s largest metropolitan…