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  • Day17

    Relaxing in Wesseling

    May 11, 2015 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 77 °F

    We returned to the large square in front of the cathedral and found our way to our bus pick up point. An adjacent coffee shop gave us a place to perch as we waited for the bus. I enjoyed an apple pastry and coffee. Our boat had moved during our excursion, so a double-decker bus drove us about half an hour south of Cologne to Wesseling where we boarded the boat. We had a light dinner of chef salad outside on the Aquavit Terrace because the weather was perfect. Chuck and Cindy from Lake Tahoe joined us for dinner, and later for a concert by a trio made up of a cellist, a pianist and a clarinetist. The musicians played some light classical works, and a few popular pieces from the last generation, such as "Moon River," and "Mister Sandman." I had forgotten that Jacques Offenbach was born in Cologne.Read more