Today we took a long train ride from Hamburg to Cologne. After checking into our hotel and resting a while, we strolled in our neighborhood around the train station and along the Rhine River.
A short section of one of the many red trains that cross the bridge over the Rhine each hour
Gangplank onto a Rhine tour boat. With the barbed wire, they're serious about keeping people out.
A happy, colorful scene at an outdoor cafe - but note a doleful Charlie Chaplin in the corner.
On their way to a cellists' get-together.
An odd old tower in the midst of contemporary buildings along the river.
Seen in a bookstore window. Ötzi is the nickname of the Ice Man, the 5000 year old mummy found well-preserved in the Alpine ice. One wonders what cooking and baking secrets he might teach.