Travel Blogs from Dresden, Germany

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Los Jueves: Stammtisch, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Los Jueves: Stammtisch

A travel blog entry by pablitomiralles

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Entre todas las actividades que nos organizaba TUDIAS, (Technische Universität Dresden Institut for Advanced Studies), teníamos un Stammtisch todos los Jueves a las 20:00, en el bar Stillbruch. La traducción de Stammtisch es "mesa compartida", y lo que ...

A day in the life..., Dresden, Germany travel blog

A day in the life...

A travel blog entry by tutanddan

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... 7 and 8pm. As you might have guessed we have enjoyed all of the food we tried in each country, but here in Germany I have especially felt a special "comfort food" feeling with the entrees. Sweets, cheese, bread, beer, wine, meats all taste great so ...

Dresden!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden!

A travel blog entry by dabassisst

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Old is New is Tourism, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Old is New is Tourism

A travel blog entry by yearoftheshorts

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... important government projects (textiles and hygiene), and the look at the growing youth culture and its relation to music in Dresden and Germany is also wicked – no one can break dance and spin words like Germany’s answer to the Beastie Boys ...

Landed in Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Landed in Dresden

A travel blog entry by jearner

... the plane, flashed my passport, and that was it. No paperwork...was great. The theme of the day turned out to be just in time. I took a cab across town to the Dresden Hopfbanhoff and got on the train for Prague about 5 seconds before it started ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by dancer_alison

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When Attila's friend heard that we were going to Germany, he suggested that we visit Dresden.  It was a logical stop, being half-way between Prague and Berlin, so we made reservations at a quirky hotel decorated in a Mexican theme.  On the ...

Risen from the ashes, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Risen from the ashes

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

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You would never know that the entire city had been bombed out during the war. The pollution has aged all teh buildings so that they look like they have been standing for 300 ...

Arrival, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by hadden

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I have just arrived in Dresden. Since it is midnight, I am extremely tired...especially after having been on a plane for over six hours. All I have the energy to do is to go to the hotel that I have booked. It is called Hotel Belmondo . I enter my ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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Dresden - Friday May 13 We got up and ordered room service for breakfast. We went outside and discovered a glorious day. We walked to the Fraukirche and started standing in line to go inside to see it. However, we soon realized this was the line to ...

Jour 22 : Ich bin ein Dresdner !, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Jour 22 : Ich bin ein Dresdner !

A travel blog entry by travellingjon

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... , dans le couloir et à moins d'un mètre des toilettes. Le long trajet commence ; jamais mon iPod n'aura servi autant. J'arrive enfin à Dresden vers 14 heures et quart. A la sortie de la gare, pas de plan de la ville, pas de bureau touristique. J'ai ...

Dresden and history, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden and history

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... like bad wedding cake, some very Italian, some very French. He also collected things, art, weapons, etc. Fast forward to Nazi Germany. Dresden was considered then also as a beautiful city with art and such. It had very few, comparatively to other cities, ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by caroruben

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... Echt spitzenklasse. Gegessen haben wir dann Krokodil, Känguruh und Strauss. Schmeckt aber alles nicht besonders speziell :-) Dresden sollte sich wirklich jeder einmal anschauen, einen Hoteltipp haben wir auch noch, das Nichtraucherhotel PRIVAT, ...

Dresden Night, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden Night

A travel blog entry by danwstephens

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I met up with my friend Thomas, a Dresden local. He's been an excellent host showing me the local sights and nightlife. We went to this club called the Washroom tonight. It was an old factory concerted into a warehouse. NY could use more of ...

Dresden, Germany, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden, Germany

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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... . I found Michael Tolliver Lives by Armistead Maupin so that's next on my list. Among Dresden's other claims to fame: * The Striezelmarkt is Germany's oldest Christmas market. It takes place from the last days of November till Christmas. Actually ...

My Biiiiiiiiiiig Polish Adventure, Dresden, Germany travel blog

My Biiiiiiiiiiig Polish Adventure

A travel blog entry by roscoe2009

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... the arrival matters" - T.S Eliot Nowhere along my journey had this quote rung more true than on the trip from Krakow to Dresden, Germany. If you ever want to understand what possesses a seemingly intelligent person to sell their house, sell their car, and ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by lafalot

Dresden - Thursday May 12 The drive to Dresden was a long one, but uneventful until the last three miles. This city is a mess. Things are either under construction or need to be. Places remain that look as though the bombs hit last week. We got ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by carovachon

Ok so deux jeudis passes je suis allee a Dresden avec tous les autres canadiens. C'est une ride d'autobus d'a peu pres 2-2,5 heures donc pas si long que ca. Dresden c'est une ville tres ancienne qui a beaucoup de chateaux et d'eglises. Nous avons fait un ...

Dresden in a day, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden in a day

A travel blog entry by natandjames

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... , the idea of taking a day trip somewhere popped into our heads. An hour later, we were on a train to Dresden, Germany.  Two very comfortable hours after that, we were walking through the Dresden shopping promenade revelling in the excitement of ...

Dresden and Saxon Switzerland, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden and Saxon Switzerland

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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... the entire city, with the notable exception of said statue. The bridge leads straight into the historical centre of Dresden where we began our exploration at the Zwinger, an enormous four sided mansion surrounding the central courtyard. Maybe courtyard ...

Departing Again, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Departing Again

A travel blog entry by v1213

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... at the moment. We were able to read on 1 of the trams when we disembarked that the 5 section Bombardier Flexity trams in Dresden are the longest trams in the world! Dinner was at the restaurant No.3, in the same dining precinct to the Vietnamese in ...

Ultimo destino: LONDRES, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Ultimo destino: LONDRES

A travel blog entry by pablitomiralles

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... por si no se acuerdan, estación central de trenes) estaba llena de policías, y de nazis también. A cada tren que salía para Dresden, se subían los nazis y los policías atrás. Vale aclarar algo: no se imaginen a los nazis vestidos de militares y ...

Dresden and Saxon Switzerland National Park, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden and Saxon Switzerland National Park

A travel blog entry by viennawaits4u

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... 30 minutes away was spectacular. You must look at the pictures, even if I was not able to do the sights justice. In Dresden, some of the highlights for me were the 100+ meter wall depicting the leaders of the region for thousands of years (all done ...

Recovered and going strong, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Recovered and going strong

A travel blog entry by alexengel

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... . The photos depicting all the bombings are pretty harrowing; it's easy to see why the bombing was so controversial... The East of Germany, from our taste of it here, is really all a bit funky...restaurants, tea houses, outdoor bars, (and yes- the ...

DRESDEN!  WHAT AN INCREDIBLE CITY, Dresden, Germany travel blog

DRESDEN! WHAT AN INCREDIBLE CITY

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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We head for Dresden, just a couple of hours down the road. We go to the centre of city.  The city of Dresden was almost completely flattened during the second World War, it has been rebuilt and old buildings restored.  It is amazing to think ...

Rebuilding from the rubble, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Rebuilding from the rubble

A travel blog entry by xerius

... typical of Eastern Europe line almost the entire stretch of St. Petersburger Straße across from the Altstadt. So I'll say that Dresden is a once beautiful city that may hopefully be beautiful again. Certainly the will, the manpower and the money is ...

Unplanned Trip to Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Unplanned Trip to Dresden

A travel blog entry by rachmatusadiah

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... House (Semperoper), Procession of Princes, Bruehl Terrace, Katholische Hofkirche, Albertinum, Augustusburcke Bridge and also Neumarkt or Market. Dresden has beautiful churches were bombing in 1944 – 1945 but it was reconstructed again after the War. ...

Since Mom thinks nothing is happening in Germany.., Dresden, Germany travel blog

Since Mom thinks nothing is happening in Germany..

A travel blog entry by jessanja

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... also did not make it on the flight. I gave the woman the description of my bags, and that i would be leaving shortly for Dresden Germany, and no I don't know the address... she told me to notify them as soon as i found out. Exiting the baggage claim ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by jpandshaz

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... restaurants and art workshops. The next day we went to the Zwinger gallery, which has been rebuilt like most monuments in Dresden but houses an amazing art collection which had been stored away for safekeeping during WW2. An obvious highlight was seeing ...

Berlin or BUST, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Berlin or BUST

A travel blog entry by cindyh

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... Budapest. Hope it fares better than we did! Met a new friend on the LOVELY (no exaggeration here) train ride from Berlin to Dresden - we rode along side a river and saw lovely villages and cottages by the river along with an UNUSUAL bridge to be sure. I ...

Snow, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Snow, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

A travel blog entry by anniebenham

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... stairs and across the hall to 11, there was another small group of people standing around with luggage who confirmed that the Dresden train was leaving from the platform but it had been delayed by an hour. Not really the stressless introduction to ...

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