Travel Blogs from Dresden, Germany

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Sightseeing along the Elbe, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Sightseeing along the Elbe

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva

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After our quiet day yesterday, we got out and explored Dresden today. Brian, the knowledgeable American I mentioned earlier, took us on a guided tour along the Elbe. He gave us an informative walking tour including churches, the synagogue, the opera ...

Dresde, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresde

A travel blog entry by nikao

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Une visite rapide la capital de la Saxe, toujours en reconstruction 60 ans après la fin de la guerre. De jolis monuments mais une ville assez déprimante dans ...

dresden-noch zu Hause, Dresden, Germany travel blog

dresden-noch zu Hause

A travel blog entry by andreasontour

Jetzt gehts bald los. Die erste zeit werd ich wohl keinen eintrag machen können, da Julia u ich 2 wochen durch den Dschungel stiefeln. U zwar im Vorzeigeprojekt des WWF im "HeartOfBorneo" hier etwas Info: Borneo ist hier ...

10€ all at once. A Bowl is made. (Day3 alone, Dresden, Germany travel blog

10€ all at once. A Bowl is made. (Day3 alone

A travel blog entry by kuerbis

So, today's playing the streets was very successful, if I do say so myself.     I woke up and felt kind of tired, so I allowed myself to sleep until 7, but then told myself that just cause I was home alone didn't mean I got to be lazy; I ...

HOT weather, gorgeous city, Dresden, Germany travel blog

HOT weather, gorgeous city

A travel blog entry by tom_and_emma

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... a real buzz to it and feels like a completely different country with spiralling turrets rising up above the city skyline. Compared to Germany and Northern Europe food and drink seems to be incredibly cheap here! We have got an amazing 3-roomed-suite which ...

A beautiful German town, Dresden, Germany travel blog

A beautiful German town

A travel blog entry by trippingkiwi

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... us a brief walking tour into the city explaining what the different buildings were for etc.  The crazy thing about Dresden, like many other German (and other european cities), it was completely destroyed during the war!! But, amazingly they rebuilt ...

Day 28 -- A Change of Pace, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Day 28 -- A Change of Pace

A travel blog entry by travelink

Today was somewhat of a change of pace. One could probably spend a week in Dresden attending 2 or more museums a day and not see everything. I was a little tired and also I had a foot that was a little sore, so I opted to reduce walking today. I don't ...

Finally in Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Finally in Dresden

A travel blog entry by glitterhairdye

The walk to my hostel was so long and cold. It was about 2 km and I was so tired. As soon as I got there I had to pay the 28,00 for the room and give the guy my driver's license for the key. I went striaght upstairs and passed out. At the station before ...

A special wedding in Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

A special wedding in Dresden

A travel blog entry by lilbeetravels

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... & Erik's wedding. Cristina & I managed to sort ourselves out in the morning & pack an overnight bag. 30min journey from Dresden. Weather is cloudy & a little chilly. Surprised by the coolness - expecting to be warmer for some ...

First weekend away..., Dresden, Germany travel blog

First weekend away...

A travel blog entry by ab10

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... to move into 4 seats with a table. It was so much better sitting forward, but my stomach was still unsettled. When we arrived in Dresden, it was a short and quick walk to our hostel. We dropped our things off, then headed out to dinner. Katy had found a ...

school, waiting, finally a response, Dresden, Germany travel blog

school, waiting, finally a response

A travel blog entry by kuerbis

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Right now I am in school, and Bettina's class is writing journals abnout this week, so I desided that I would start writing about my day too.     After my great skype with Trevor and Song, I fell asleep. I am really confused with my body, ...

Literomice, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Literomice

A travel blog entry by jvaupel

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Literomice is the first stop in the Czech Republic and not far over the border. Everyone seems a bit dour but are friendly enough. We get krona and have a sack lunch as well as tour the town. In spite of the past, two churches look pretty good. ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by annashakes

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... we had our most successful traveling experience yet. We got on all the right trains, didn't miss any and navigated our way through Dresden. Maybe we're getting better. Dresden is a beautiful, calm city. We love it here. The buildings in the old town are ...

bombed the toilet in the bomb shelter, Dresden, Germany travel blog

bombed the toilet in the bomb shelter

A travel blog entry by mtjane

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... expect in dresden.  tim educated me a little on the 2 hour drive south.  known as the florence of the north. dresden was the victim of a massive air raid by english and american bombers near the end of wwii which destroyed the center of the city ...

Christmas Weekend in Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Christmas Weekend in Dresden

A travel blog entry by madcar

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... only a few kilometers outside Dresden, near the Czech border. Today most of the Christmas Markets in Germany are still supplied from this region.  Dresden also claims to have the world's tallest Christmas pyramid, with a height of 14 meters (45 ...

Day 101 - Dresden, Berlin & HARRY POTTER!!!!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Day 101 - Dresden, Berlin & HARRY POTTER!!!!

A travel blog entry by shallan

Today we left Prague for Berlin, and stopped in Dresden for lunch. This was a beautiful city but had been bombed and virtually obliterated at the end of WW2. The americans had bombed it for what is suspected vengeance at the end of the war and many ...

Dresden Frauenkirche, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden Frauenkirche

A travel blog entry by dadonatrain

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One of the most significant and noteworthy sites in Dresden, and a testimony to their ongoing work to restore the city to its former glory, is the newly rebuilt Frauenkirche.  I saw pictures in brochures showing that it was completely ...

Day 29 - 30, 5 - 6 July, Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Day 29 - 30, 5 - 6 July, Dresden

A travel blog entry by andrewmarnie

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Drove 150km to Dresden in the former East Germany. The roads were pretty average so it took quite a while, so when we arrived we were not in the mood to do much. Hot again, so we had a nap, then headed over to the nearby lake for a swim, which was ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by global_montys

Set off at 10:30am for a short 2.5 hour drive Berlin to Dresden. Here we are just setting up to go to Prague tomorrow. We have to find a way to Prague as Sean hasn't got the maps for Prague and there is no way I am driving without directions or Karlyn ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by joshandem

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Emily and I Flew into DresdenGermany because it was cheaper actually much cheaper than flying into Prague. When we got to the airport, it was eerily quiet.  We must have been the only flight coming in at that time because we did not ...

Bombed and Beautiful, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Bombed and Beautiful

A travel blog entry by caitlin_rose

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Dresden was really pretty, I wasn’t sure what to expect, I knew it was bombed to rubble and then rebuilt, so was imagined shiny and new rather than what we found.The city centre had some really grand old buildings we spent a lot of time wandering ...

Pillnitz Palace and laundry, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Pillnitz Palace and laundry

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva

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We spent most of the morning visiting a palace called Pillnitz Palace, built by Augustus the Strong in an oriental theme as a summer residence. It was built from 1720-3 on the banks of the Elbe River. It is a bit out of the way from the city ...

What a rebuild (R), Dresden, Germany travel blog

What a rebuild (R)

A travel blog entry by rcadventures

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... admiring. "She" was "new", fire bombed and destroyed, "she" lay in ruins until a few decades ago. The people of Eastern Germany likely would have rebuilt sooner, but there were no funds, and the government of the time woldn't have let them regardless. ...

Commited., Dresden, Germany travel blog

Commited.

A travel blog entry by lemonn

Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans. The moment ...

Guten...Haben?, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Guten...Haben?

A travel blog entry by awesomed

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... ;I would eat real meals and get to see a couple of sights and not have to come home early due to exhaustion.   We arrived in Dresden early in the afternoon.  The weather was a bit damp and chilly, but it wasn't so bad we couldn't walk around the ...

Elementary, dear Tim, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Elementary, dear Tim

A travel blog entry by kuerbis

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... wanted to know who Tim was. It was so funny, cause they kept asking where he was from, but never guessed he was from Germany. "Are you from England? Are you Russian? Are you French (I thought that one was the funniest, because Tim definitely does NOT have ...

The fire ravished city, Dresden, Germany travel blog

The fire ravished city

A travel blog entry by allanandjulie

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With a bit of a look at the Danube, and a nice quite sit with flowers on the table, we got stuck into our exercises  (It's the best way to keep in shape on holidays!! :=) )  and then pushed on - first to Nuremburg and then to ...

Germany, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Germany

A travel blog entry by ste91

Clock-tower ...

Dresden, Liepzig, Halle, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden, Liepzig, Halle

A travel blog entry by nooraojala

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... had dinner, some shopping, touring and finally me and Esko ended up to local pubs and dance places. Nice. In Dresden I was amazed from architecture, they had reconstruct meny old awesom buildings from destruction of the war. So beautiful, those ...

Dresden, German Christmas markets, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden, German Christmas markets

A travel blog entry by benbrydie

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... bowing some more We were really just grateful They didn't sing in scene four I wouldn't say boring But you do get my gist? Another box ticked Off my life's bucket list ~ Warm roasted chestnuts Glittering lights A piano man busker Our three Dresden ...

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