May Day in Frankfurt on Main

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Sunset over Frankfurt (Main); photographers po... Sunset over Frankfurt (Main); photographers position at the river Main. Français : Quartier d’affaires de Francfort avec vue sur le Main Lietuvių: Frankfurto dangoraižiai naktį Slovenčina: Západ slnka za siluetou frankfurtských mrakodrapov (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Today we shall be leaving Frankfurt after two really relaxing days.

It took about five hours to reach Frankfurt from Brugge but another hour to locate where we were staying which turned out to be worth the effort. Our hotel was overlooking the river, and is a popular spot for local people – it’s also famous for being where Goethe courted his sweetheart.

Yesterday, we wandered along the river and spent the day in the renovated old quarter which is very beautiful – otherwise the architecture is quite modern. We saw many huge barges pass along the River Maine, including state-of-the art river cruise ships.

It was May 1 yesterday, so shops and museums were unfortunately closed.

For us people watching in Frankfurt became an…

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