straight from the source Cologne, Germany, a city almost completely destroyed during WWII yet rebuilt to become a most popular travel destination, was my second stop on my first trip abroad. What originally lured me there (besides its proximity to Paris, where I was staying at the time) was the desire to see its awe-inspiring cathedral, also known as the Dom.
you can find out more As soon as I stepped through the threshold of the building I experienced both a deep sense of euphoria and peace. As I walked towards the altar I became contemplative, I felt connected to the divine and for the few minutes I was there, all was well with the world.
click this link now What lured me back two years later was the architecture, the museums, the warm and welcoming nature of the people I met and another chance to drink the local beer, Kolsch.