Here’s my contribution to Ailsa’s travel theme of the week: curves. While visiting family in Germany, my cousin Sabine took me to the top of the Rheinturm, Dusseldorf’s tallest structure. The view from the top is fabulous. You can catch an aerial perspective of the famous Gehry Buildings, or you can watch traffic on the Rhine River and bridge below. Although if you’re afraid of heights, you may have difficulty here… So what does all of this have to do […]
The revitalized Media Harbor area of Dusseldorf is a delightful tourist destination, offering the Roggendorf Haus, Gehry Buildings, and the opportunity to ride the elevator to the top of the Rheinturm for a panoramic view of the city. Dusseldorf has even more to offer, though. Travel to the outskirts of the city (an easy trip on the S-Bahn or U-Bahn trains) to see another can’t-miss attraction, Schloss Benrath (Benrath Palace). The palace, which was built during the mid-1700s, is a […]
This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge: Share a picture that means UNUSUAL to you! Walk along the waterfront in Dusseldorf, Germany, and you will find a very unusual building: Roggendorf Haus. Here’s another photo of the front of the building. Within walking distance you can also see Dusseldorf”s Gehry Buildings, which are unusual as well. You can see other bloggers’ interpretations of this week’s theme here.