Travel Blogs from Dresden, Germany

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Umwege, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Umwege

A travel blog entry by mart

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... 3 kamen wir an, und wurden schnell gerettet: unser letzter Lift, ein Autoexporteur, der eine M-Klasse nach Kiew brachte, nahm uns bis Dresden mit. Jetzt hört sich's wenigstens lustig an hoffe ich ;-) Bis 27.11. bin ich in Sachsen, bis denn euer ...

der erste Versuch, Dresden, Germany travel blog

der erste Versuch

A travel blog entry by mart

Halllo Ihr Lieben da bin ich also, gesten Abend haben mich meine Eltern an die Bushaltestelle gebracht, gut pünktlich waren wir da, und die kleine Claudi wartete auch aufs Verabschieden. Der Bus hatte 15 Minuten Verspätung, aber zum Glück stand ...

Meinen dammen und herren, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Meinen dammen und herren

A travel blog entry by v1213

... quite as well as Vienna, as it doesn't have illuminated figures in trees or a giant advent calendar on a building. Christmas in Germany is a huge thing. At least 1 out of 2 houses/apartments have displays or trees in the windows. People are riding the ...

Dresden & Prague, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden & Prague

A travel blog entry by jessicatrainor7

... too short of a time we hopped back on the bus towards Prague.  If I thought I had strong feelings for Berlin and Dresden, Prague was true love! Everywhere you turn it is as if you went back in time. One beautiful building after another. Castle ...

Day 24 - Prague to Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Day 24 - Prague to Dresden

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by brionyanddan

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One swift afternoon and evening spent in the lovely city of Dresden passing through on our way towards Berlin. Lots of very impressive architecture, and 3 or 4 huge town plaza's where most cities survive with just one. Given an even longer trip.. ...

Sightseeing in Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Sightseeing in Dresden

A travel blog entry by pajas

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Destination 11:   km39'651 Zwischenhalt in Dresden und kurzfristige Stadtbesichtigung. Ossie- Style und unuebersehbare Zeugen und Spuren des 2. Weltkrieges praegen die Stadt. XXXXX Stopover in Dresden and a short-dated sightseeing. Ossistyle ...

Escaping Prague, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Escaping Prague

A travel blog entry by penny.hope

... around 5am. I wake at 9am go have breakfast, which I haven't paid for once and use the internet to check trains to Dresden and a certain someones mobile phone number in the directory. I am about to kill some time before my train at 1pm and do ...

Declaring Pillnitz and Reviving Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Declaring Pillnitz and Reviving Dresden

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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... perfect firestorm.  Reconstruction was delayed due to the frailties and foibles of the Communist regime. The Frauenkirche, probably Dresden's most defining and significant landmark, had bafflingly been left in ruins during the Communist era as a sad ...

ich wähle litauisch!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

ich wähle litauisch!

A travel blog entry by mart

... meinem magen, deshalb war ich echt froh - doch nun folgten 2,5 stunden fussmarsch durch ganz wroclaw(breslau), etwa 500000 einwohner - also dresden-ausmaße! halb eins war ich an der straße nach görlitz, und pünktlich fing es an zu regnen. ich richtete ...

Like a Phoenix From the Ashes, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Like a Phoenix From the Ashes

A travel blog entry by danschedler

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... like nearly every other major historical site in town, has been largely reconstructed. It's costing the citizens of Dresden, and for that matter all of Germany, millions of Euro each year for all this reconstruction but, the results are stunning. What is ...

Jour 23 : La température de mon bord, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Jour 23 : La température de mon bord

A travel blog entry by travellingjon

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... , il y a toujours un quartier turc, et ils regorgent tous de ce dont je cherche. Les choses ne sont pas différentes à Dresden. Coup sur coup, arrivé à Albertplatz, je repère tout ce dont j'ai besoin dans les cinq minutes : une buanderie bon ...

Morning Horror Story, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Morning Horror Story

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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Sonnenstein Castle stands dramatically above the town of Pirna, a few miles outside Dresden. Back in the early nineteenth century, Sonnenstein Castle was home to a pioneering medical institution, greatly advancing the treatment of patients suffering from ...

OLD MASTERS HAVE ME WALKING ON AIR!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

OLD MASTERS HAVE ME WALKING ON AIR!

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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... During the war the collection was taken and hidden.  After the war it went to Moscow and Kiev.  In 1955 it returned to Dresden and the restored gallery opened in 1956.  I was walking on air when I left.  Sorry, no pictures I ...

Dresden, Nice city, not a lot to do!!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden, Nice city, not a lot to do!!

A travel blog entry by mike81

... in the city and migled with the tourist and ate. The one thing about Germany is that the food is incredible. Dresden was my final stop in Germany and I knew if I ate more sausage I was going to turn into a freakin' sausage. Walked the river edge, ...

A Science Club Party?, Dresden, Germany travel blog

A Science Club Party?

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

When I went camping I shared a tent with a boy named Markus. I spoke to him yesterday and he invited me to go to a chemistry club party. I think that's what it was. Not the most exciting event but still something to do. I leave for Amsterdam after ...

The Sickness of Discovery, Dresden, Germany travel blog

The Sickness of Discovery

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

Nothing to report really. I've been sick which makes me want to go home even more. Luckily I am feeling a little better today. I was invited by two of the women I work with to go to lunch. It was very nice of them. I have also been invited to go to ...

Rain Rain Go Away, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Rain Rain Go Away

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

It rained so hard today that I thought the world would wash away. Well, that may have been because I had to walk home in it. Miyoung is making me so mad! Last night she was on the phone and so loud. I can't wait until she has another complaint ...

And I thought all was well, Dresden, Germany travel blog

And I thought all was well

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

Today I ran out of work to do, so I asked for more. The response I got was that if I spoke better German then I would have more work. Basically they are disappointed that they ended up with me. What did they think? That I'm fluent? They had full ...

Did she disappear?, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Did she disappear?

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

This is so strange, it is almost 10 pm and no Miyoung. Maybe she got lost? It has been so nice and quiet here. I felt really sick so I left work early today. Two day hangover, what punishment. I think I may be ill. Part of me wants to get back ...

What?  4 Weeks?, Dresden, Germany travel blog

What? 4 Weeks?

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

... I went to Moritzburg with the guy I had met on the train from Brussels. Moritzberg is a big and beautiful castle just outside of Dresden. We walked around it and he took me to a nice place for dinner. I wrote Maureen about Miyoung. She took my side ...

A Restored City, Dresden Germany, Dresden, Germany travel blog

A Restored City, Dresden Germany

A travel blog entry by anadiez

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The first place I visited in Germany was the city of Dresden, a city beautifully restored after being severely damaged during the Second World War. The central square is charming and elegant, showcasing the beautiful Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche). ...

Let's Go to Dresden, Mick said!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Let's Go to Dresden, Mick said!

A travel blog entry by mickandlisa

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... Now feel free to call me a wuss, but neither of us could bring ourselves to venture out to see the delights of Dresden, which apparently has - surprise, surprise, some great baroque architecture. It had also looked fairly unappealing on the train ride in. ...

Dresden - Some Days Are Diamonds, Sock It To Me., Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden - Some Days Are Diamonds, Sock It To Me.

A travel blog entry by adrianmurray

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... Juicy Fruit. It did make me feel a little better. But then again, I am still a miserable sod today. Dresden lies near the eastern border of Germany with the Czech Republic. It looks old, but as most of the buildings were destroyed or badly damaged ...

Ein beer bitte., Dresden, Germany travel blog

Ein beer bitte.

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

... pictures developed. I am happy with how they came out. I had a good time sorting and labeling. This weekend in Dresden is a festival, a beer festival in the Neustadt. It was so crazy. People were carrying beer bottles through the streets and there ...

Day 2 and we're in Germany!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Day 2 and we're in Germany!

A travel blog entry by pussandjulesy

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... bush camp tonight.  We found a grassy patch on the side of the motorway.  I think we were just outside of Dresden.....not sure! Milage on the truck is 564,992km's. Lowlight = Cutting 25 onions (it was fun really) Highlight ...

The Forgotten Fourth, Dresden, Germany travel blog

The Forgotten Fourth

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

Yesterday was not a very eventful 4th of July. I was meant to go to a party with some other Americans but it didn't happen. So instead I went with Anja and Janet. I didn't realize how long it had been since I saw them. We just went to a bar but it ...

Culture Shock!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Culture Shock!

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

I went camping at a place called Spreewald today. First we took a boat ride on the spree. The boat was very little and not very deep. It had no motor but was controlled by a paddle. Those who guide the boats must have very strong arms! The river ...

Images of Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Images of Dresden

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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... and just eat the cake. Had to walk the calories off so walked around a bit more. Rick and I find that this part of Germany looks very depressing , a lot of evidence of neglect during the cold war, but these parts are even worse and gives you almost a ...

Pretty City, almost Chunder, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Pretty City, almost Chunder

A travel blog entry by bharden

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The Rebuilt City – Dresden Dresden was pretty much wiped out in World War 2. It has since been rebuilt but the fires that burnt the city down remain and a lot of the old statues and buildings are stained black. I have been sick as a dog and nearly ...

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