Travel Blogs from Leipzig, Germany

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Day 8 - Catch up and Wind down, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Day 8 - Catch up and Wind down

A travel blog entry by dazandkim

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We met Jay at his hotel and he was in the middle of packing up his bags, as the hotel was making them move out of the room he had and move to another room. We helped him packing and then discovered that there was a box on the bed. I asked Jay what was ...

Day 7 - Closing Ceremony, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Day 7 - Closing Ceremony

A travel blog entry by dazandkim

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Today started slow as it was a very late night (or should I say morning). Very hard getting used to it still being daylight at 10pm at night. We went into town and had brunch and then went and sat in the market place where the team were supposed to be ...

Day 4 - Day 2 of Competition, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Day 4 - Day 2 of Competition

A travel blog entry by dazandkim

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It was a bit rainy and overcast today, so we decided to do a tour around Leipzig on a hop on, hop off Big Red Bus. It would have been very interesting if we had of known what the guy was saying as he was doing the tour in German. It was only when we ...

Day 3 - Day 1 of Competition, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Day 3 - Day 1 of Competition

A travel blog entry by dazandkim

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... going early and head into the city after breakfast. We checked out the shopping centre that is near the main train station in Leipzig. After that we decided to go out to the Trade Centre and check out the competition. All I can say, is wow, ...

Day 6 - Final Day of Competition, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Day 6 - Final Day of Competition

A travel blog entry by dazandkim

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Today was an amazing day! It was the last day of competition and all the supporters were prepared, with flags, kangaroos, clackers to go around to the final minutes of each competitor and make some noise. It was going to be difficult, as the venue is ...

Day 5 - Day 3 of Competition, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Day 5 - Day 3 of Competition

A travel blog entry by dazandkim

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Today we headed back into the competition venue. It is amazing to see just how much these young people have achieved in 3 days. Jay seems to be doing quite well and looks to be coping Ok. His expert says he is doing very well. Again, did not get to see ...

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 ...

Bach's Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Bach's Leipzig

A travel blog entry by brookeandnick

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... ;The rest of our day in Leipzig we just spent hanging out in a park having some beers. That’s right, it’s legal in Germany! And the beers are crazy cheap. Not what we expected at all, but it’s true. Germany, you’re alright.  ...

Do the Lokomotion, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Do the Lokomotion

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

... to day operations, as well as their equipment and suchlike. The next and final stop was a wander down to one of Leipzig's many shopping passages, but unfortunately I wasn't after the goods on sale, merely a photo opportunity outside of a restaurant that ...

A (wet) stroll around the city, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

A (wet) stroll around the city

A travel blog entry by samlisa

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... – the closest place for a coffee that wasn't in the station. From there we moved onto Tourist Information & picked up a “Leipzig City in a Day” guide, then it was into the nearest café (not Starbucks this time) to get out of the ...

Last of Leipzig into a Chemnitz morning, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Last of Leipzig into a Chemnitz morning

A travel blog entry by yearoftheshorts

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... met and most likely never will. After breakfast I am told said owner will be returning tonight, so I no longer have a bed in Leipzig. I'm amazed at how compassionate they are about it, feeling deeply sorry they have nowhere for me to stay. I cannot wait ...

New friends and gothic waves of black, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

New friends and gothic waves of black

A travel blog entry by yearoftheshorts

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... webbed fins for feet, and each man appearing to be punching the poor beast in the mouth, water squirting everywhere. Welcome to Leipzig. Behind this is the skyscraper with the viewing platform. There’s a strangely happy lion at the front door ...

A Different 4th, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

A Different 4th

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... it turned out the only thing missing was the fireworks, as there were firecracker celebrations intermittently during the night celebrating Germany’s World Cup victory over France. I have been enjoying one of the television channels that I found. ...

Surprised by Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Surprised by Leipzig

A travel blog entry by atomicdon

We decided to escape the crowds in Amsterdam for a much quieter New Years Eve in Leipzig. We were pleasantly surprised by the amazing firework display that continued for an hour after! And they have the best spinach & ricotta pizzas ...

Leipzig!!!, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leipzig!!!

A travel blog entry by pablitomiralles

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... Dresden, que queda en la provincia de Sajonia, aunque Dresden siendo más chica es la capital. Las malas lenguas dicen que Leipzig siempre fué la verdadera capital, pero eso dejémoselos a los alemanes.  Por suerte, el certificado de estudiante nos ...

Berlin...again..and Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Berlin...again..and Leipzig

A travel blog entry by jasndan

... internets to book accomodation for the night. The tripadvisor is your friend and we booked cheap accomodation for tonight in the outskirts of Leipzig. we have found that Starbucks do free 1 hour internet, so that has been our net places. After a relax and ...

Artistic mood, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Artistic mood

A travel blog entry by dagroove

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... is just one big joke - and Jah understands. He does. I dont, but I do believe. ------------------------- Yeah, Im in Leipzig now - have been here for the past two weeks already.. Will be probably staying some more and then travel ...

Wave Gotik Treffen or Bust...., Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Wave Gotik Treffen or Bust....

A travel blog entry by destructogrl

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The festival I attended is called the Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig, Germany (a little outside Dresden)... It is a five day long festival celebrating gothic culture with music and over 30,000 goths from all over the world taking over the little sleepy ...

Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leipzig

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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... up with 5 litres between us for the 4 hours we were there. Anyway, we made it to Leipzig and slept off the beer. Leipzig is in former East Germany and you only have to cross the road to be reminded of this by ampelman - the unique traffic light man, a ...

BMW--Bach, Mendelssohn, Wagner....and others, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

BMW--Bach, Mendelssohn, Wagner....and others

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... . Leipzig has an enormous array of cultural activities. It is the home of the acclaimed Gewandhaus Orchester, the Oper Leipzig which will perform over 12 different operas between September and Christmas, the Thomaskirche and Nikolaikirche where J. S. Bach ...

A Casual Week, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

A Casual Week

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... did make a wrong turn, so I guess this may have been the closest that I have been to being lost since arriving in Germany. However, I soon felt that I was going in the wrong direction and quickly discovered the correct path. I must admit that it is ...

Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leipzig

A travel blog entry by caroruben

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In Leipzig angekommen sind wir direkt in den Zoo gefahren! Der Zoo in Leipzig ist wirklich toll, da geht fast nichts drüber. Das besondere ist, das es mittlerweile einige "Gehege" gibt, die durch ihre Größe und durch das Flair einfach der Hammer sind. ...

Ostalgie, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Ostalgie

A travel blog entry by v1213

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... shop selling discounted Bodo Hennig doll house stuff so Belinda found some more items to buy and immediately had a good impression of Leipzig. Onwards, we crossed the road and large 4-track tram stop out the front of the station into the main part of ...

Leipzig - The Private Blog, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leipzig - The Private Blog

A travel blog entry by penny.hope

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... ! 4am comes around far too quickly and its time to say goodbye. We pile all their luggage into the car and there isn't any room for me. Not to matter I am fairly familiar with Leipzig by now so at 4.20am I walk and tram it back to the ...

2  days before the start, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

2 days before the start

A travel blog entry by segelohr71

2 days before leave Leipzig ...

With full force festival 2003, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

With full force festival 2003

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Lutheran Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Lutheran Leipzig

A travel blog entry by melinaoatley

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... 's main gripe was  the selling of indulgences and wanted everyone to be able to read the Bible (in German). Followed Leipzig music trail visiting 23 sites where connection with Mendelssohn, Grieg, Schumann, Wagner, Mahler, Mozart, Liszt, Beethoven, ...

Stasi HQ revealed, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Stasi HQ revealed

A travel blog entry by melinaoatley

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A visit to Mendelssohn-Haus is mandatory in Leipzig. He was the conductor of the orchestra here and set up the conservatory of music in 1843. His most famous piece would be the Wedding March. He was also a talented water colour painter. The Swiss scenes ...

A Night of Luxury, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

A Night of Luxury

A travel blog entry by istanbultoparis

... and pool and are looking forward to dinner and a beer.  We expect to be under canvas certainly for the remaining nights in Germany so are determined to make the most of our night of luxury. We hope that you are all well. Best wishes from Dave, Bob, ...

Weltmeister wieder--World Champion again, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Weltmeister wieder--World Champion again

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... for my trip to the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek tomorrow. In the evening I watched the WM (Weltmeister) match between Germany and Argentina in my apartment primarily because of the weather situation. Immediately following the exciting victory, I decided ...

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