Travel Blogs from Dresden, Germany

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The Jewel of Germany, Dresden, Germany travel blog

The Jewel of Germany

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... in German! (You know you've moved up a step when shampoo and soap are provided in your hotel room!) Dresden (population 500,000), the jewel of Germany with all its splendid architecture, was fired-bombed by the Allies for two days in 1945 in order to ...

Dresden for ice cream anyone???, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden for ice cream anyone???

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... somewhere closer to 125 for the most part, even though it feels like going 25 after hitting the higher numbers. We get to Dresden with just enough time for ice cream and a brief walking tour of the historic center of the city before getting back on ...

Living with the Anders, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Living with the Anders

A travel blog entry by faff

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... We visited the Rathaus in Riesa a bunch of times to register for tax, get out of the 8% church tax, register that we are in Germany etc. I tried to open a bank account with DKB but I was declined. I think I need to have a job first. I have started ...

Dancing Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dancing Dresden

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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We had planned on staying one night in Leipzig and one night in Dresden to finish our travel in Germany. However, owing to a computer game convention in Leipzig, there was no available accommodation. We wandered around for a few hours and reboarded the ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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... (great). Some of the parks and architecture there were the best we´ve seen so far on the trip (Dresden aside), and the people seemed friendly. Fun Germany Fact!  Public toilets here cost 50c to use. After running around trying to get correct ...

Eastern Germany, Leipzig, Dresden, Weimar, Germany travel blog

Eastern Germany

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... . Lucy had always come here, so we had a quick walk around, and then it happened, we found the home of Goethe. All through Germany, streets are named after him, so it was slightly exciting for us to see this important piece of German history. Last but not ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Hey hey! On dirait que je ne recois plus mes courriels sur hotmail!! Bill Gates m'en veut. Je trouve que Dresden est plus jolie que Berlin. Malgre ses 400 000 habitants on dirait un petit village. Mon auberge etait minuscule mais tres propre et assez ...

oneward and southward... dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

oneward and southward... dresden

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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... , on the way to Prague, but also because of a curiousity implanted by 'slaughterhouse five'. before i get into dresden, some general observations of germany thus far... berlin has an impatient aura about it reminiscent of new york. there have been ...

One night in Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

One night in Dresden

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... wanted to go to for a long time. So anyway I had managed to score the Mercedes over the weekend and so Callum and I drove there. Dresden is only about 200km away from Berlin and when you are in a Mercedes on the Autobahn, it doesn't take you to long to ...

Week 1. Curtain rises: Eastern Germany., Dresden, Germany travel blog

Week 1. Curtain rises: Eastern Germany.

A travel blog entry by bermudez

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... German, even though I firmly stood ground with my "Nein sprechen deutsch"... It's a bit strange here, in what was Eastern Germany, because very few people under 25 speak English. They stare at you permanently, with some bitterness. They are decidedly not ...

The original Christmas markets!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

The original Christmas markets!

A travel blog entry by vegi_table

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We had one last trip to use up on our German Rail Pass so we decided to take a trip to Dresden to see the Original Christmas Markets! They’ve been going for 579 years!!! It was quite a pleasant train trip…something that is very apparent since ...

Ride to Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Ride to Dresden

A travel blog entry by priscahoffsta

Walking through the small wooden fence of my grandmas house to leave for one of the most beautiful history filled cities in Germany, Dresten.  Like every time we drive out of Birkenau, we watch a huge cliff up ahead with a little red castle up top ...

Dresden for a Day, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden for a Day

A travel blog entry by jcho

... of flat farm land, pine trees, and wind turbines.  The bus ride was very nice and relaxing.  We arrived in Dresden a little before 9am.  We walked to a nearby cafe and grabbed some breakfast and coffee. From there, we began walking towards ...

Germany at last, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Germany at last

A travel blog entry by buckleypup

our first stop in Germany was the city of Dresden. Many impressive structures and a statue of Martin Luther at the centre square. A local speciality of curry wurst at a very mild level 2 out of 7. bearing in mind that 3 is as hot as tobasco sauce. Back ...

Dresden - who knew??, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden - who knew??

A travel blog entry by ivanandvlad

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... with a beer in their hand. This was heaven!! Vlad is very proud to say that the first meal he had in Germany was a Kartuffelpuffer. A few steins later saw Ivan having Kartuffelpuffers too!! We then went into old town which was very impressive, but we ...

On Groceries and Fire Bombing, Dresden, Germany travel blog

On Groceries and Fire Bombing

A travel blog entry by planetcaravan

... a small sign to announce its presence. We never found the groceries, but I did manage to get a more comprehensive look at Dresden. Bombed out cathedrals, forested areas in the middle of the city (apparently, it's one of the greenest cities in Europe), ...

Gracias!!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Gracias!!

A travel blog entry by pablitomiralles

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... . De paso cañazo, les dejo lo que tienen que poner: Herrn Miralles, Pablo José 0906 St. Petersburger Strasse 29 01069 - Dresden Germany Mas les vale que me manden algo porque sino MINGA que souvenir!!! jajajajajaja   Una vez con el sobre en mano me ...

A free day in Dresden (shame it rained!), Dresden, Germany travel blog

A free day in Dresden (shame it rained!)

A travel blog entry by samlisa

... us.After breakfast we decided to visit the Tourist Information shop to see what they had to offer in there. En route we came across the Dresden Pride Parade! It wasn’t going anywhere when we stumbled upon it, the move-off time was 2pm & it was a ...

Brauerei Fest!!!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Brauerei Fest!!!

A travel blog entry by pablitomiralles

... ciudad. Por suerte, la ciudad estaba empapelada con unos carteles que decían "Brauereifest", asique para allá partimos. Resulta que en Dresden hay una cerveza autóctona del lugar, que se llama "Feldschlößchen", y la cervecería que la fabrica, hacía ...

the east, Dresden, Germany travel blog

the east

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... quite a pretty city - what's left of it anyways....  My excellent tour guide and host, Thomas, explained that after WWII Dresden was basically flattened.  And remained so until the Iron Curtain came down.  Ok the wall.  whatever.  ...

Dresden, Germany, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden, Germany

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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Early in the morning, we set out to Praugue, Czech Republic. On the way, we stopped by Dresden, Germany. Dresden was almost totally destroyed by British air raids in 1945. In the works were numerous reconstruction and restoration projects in this ...

German detour, Dresden, Germany travel blog

German detour

A travel blog entry by peterandjane

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... nbsp; Nothing that a cold beer couldn't fix on the way back.  Aside from the many churches and palaces in Dresden, there were other interesting old buildings such as the stable courtyard which has on its outside, a mural of the Procession ...

du hast shmacked, Dresden, Germany travel blog

du hast shmacked

A travel blog entry by planetcaravan

... I have picked up a little German, unkowingly tried to pick up a German waitress, have seen the airports of Toronto, Munich, and Dresden (ooh, ahh!), and am settling down for a long deserved rest in suprisingly spacious lodgings. I sort of feel like I'm ...

Dresden... with a stop in Cologne & Frankfurt, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden... with a stop in Cologne & Frankfurt

A travel blog entry by atomicdon

Leaving Leipzig for Dresden with brief stops in Cologne & Frankfurt. Monsterous pretzels...yum! A wecolme party on arrival.... glu wine, ...

More on the week of May 14..., Dresden, Germany travel blog

More on the week of May 14...

A travel blog entry by barbg

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... ...it is pretty amazing!  A little history about the Frauenkirche:  on Feb. 13 and 14, 1945, bombs were dropped on Dresden even though some felt the war was pretty much over.  Over 35,000 people died and most of the city was ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by vinoraja

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... bus ride from Berlin was only about 2.5 hrs. The first day there a group of us headed into town for some sight seeing. Dresden is a nice little town with soooo many old buildings…which I thought was amazing. We walked around a little and then went ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by herechickey

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... and restaurants. Very cool. I discovered a large park in the area that was packed with all kinds of different people, it was great for people watching. The pictures from Dresden include a University between Neustadt and the ...

10. Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

10. Dresden

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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If you're thinking of stopping in Dresden - the city with the highest birthrate in Germany, the birthplace of mouthwash, toothpaste, and the humble teabag - don't! There's not too much here ... it's like a German version of Dannevirke.It took us probably ...

Die letzten Meter, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Die letzten Meter

A travel blog entry by mart

... dem Auto käme - und er sagte zu! 260 km Leder später stiegen wir aus, das Auto stand auf der Straße - und Dresden begrüßte mich mit einem Hupkonzert... Schon das zweite Mal komme ich hierher zurück, und ignorante Spießopas zeigen ihre beste ...

German Church, Dresden, Germany travel blog

German Church

A travel blog entry by anniebenham

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Time: 07.35pm Weather: Clear -13°C  It was with some excitement that I departed Hofgarten 1824 this morning, Dresden has been a city that I have been looking forward to for some time. Thel 15 minute walk along the ice covered river to the old part ...

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