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Rhine River Cruise, Day Five (Part Three): Outside the Cologne Cathedral (Kolner Dom)

It stopped raining during our visit inside the Cologne Cathedral and so I was able to walk around comfortably and take a few photos of the western and southern facades of the building. After lunch the Felicity departed for the … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise, Day Five (Part Two): Inside Cologne Cathedral (Kolner Dom)

The Cologne Cathedral was the fourth cathedral we visited on our seven-day trip down the Rhine River. It was for a time the tallest building in the world and still is the largest Gothic church in northern Europe. It also … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise, Day Five (Part One): Cologne

Question of the day: What do Napoleon Bonaparte, Voltaire,  Goethe, Beethoven, Kaiser Wilhelm I,  Mark Twain,  Marlene Dietrich, Oscar Wilde,  Indira Gandhi, and Princess Diana have in common? Answer: They were all customers of Farina Eau De Cologne, the world-famous … Continue reading

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