Life · Outdoor

Bike Tour

This past weekend was a long holiday weekend due to Pentecost (Pfingsten), so everyone had Monday off.  Some friends from Hamburg came for a visit.  The plan was to explore Düsseldorf on Saturday & then go camping on Sunday to Monday.  Apparently everyone goes camping on this specific weekend, therefore we weren’t able to reserve a campsite.  This didn’t stop us from showing our guests around on Saturday.  We experienced our first weekend of summer weather (hot & sunny)!

We hopped on our bikes and headed directly to the city center.  We had lunch (Flammkuchen) at the daily market.

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Right across the street from the market is our favorite frozen yogurt shop, Yomaro.  We picked up our yogurt & walked to the Rhein.

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There was a bocce (boule) tournament going on all weekend & we stopped to watch some of the teams play.

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We headed back to our apartment for a rest before heading back out on our bikes, this time to Kaiserswerth.  It is a small town north of the city.  I wrote about it here last July, when my mom & brother were visiting before our wedding.  We rode along the opposite side of the Rhein from our apartment (14km) & then took the ferry across to Kaiserswerth.

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We did a quick stroll through the town before finding a place to eat dinner.

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We biked home from dinner & we slept really well that night due to all our bike riding & the heat!

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