Life is all about timing and lighting... and you can only control one.
Memories from my recent river cruise from Holland to Paris (via the canals, the Rhine, the Moselle and a high speed train)... the cathedral in #Cologne #germany🇩🇪
- during the day it looks gray, sometimes dirty... but on a clear evening during sunset 🌅 when the light hits it just right, it turns golden and glows. I did wonder - as the headquarters of the Gestapo are right down the street - how many Nazis came in and prayed, sang... and thought they were doing the right thing/going to heaven while committing horrible deeds (not unlike say the ultra religious drug gangs in #Mexico).
The gothic architecture flings upward, reaching for the sky. Not quite making it.
Thank you to @avalonwaterways
for an amazing trip.