Schloss RheydtJune 21, 2015 in Germany
Normally I leave my car at in Mönchengladbach and travel to and from work using the train. But, because I visited Waterloo yesterday, I travelled home to Düsseldorf by car on Friday. Today, I returned my car to Mönchengladbach and caught the train back to Düsseldorf. While I was in Mönchengladbach, I decided to visit Schloss Rheydt.
The Schloss itself seems to hold some kind of central cultural significance for the town - it is where most people seem to get married or hold functions on special occasions. The woods and gardens are full of people walking their dogs or their children (people do seem to 'walk' their children). I guess Rheydt's Haigh Hall, although there was no sign of an obscure miniature railway.
The place is infested with peacocks, who don't seem to like the rain much and shelter from it under any nook and cranny they can find. Today was most definitely rainy; rainy and humid, energy sapping.Read more