Travel Blogs from Leipzig, Germany

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To Leipzig - Day 54, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

To Leipzig - Day 54

A travel blog entry by sydandval

... ; By the time we arrived in Leipzig 3 1/2 hours later it was bucketing down.  Our first and only souvenir of Leipzig is a bright orange umbrella.  We walked down one of the main streets, admiring the architecture and heading for the Gewandhuis - ...

Countdown to Chaos, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Countdown to Chaos

A travel blog entry by michaela.kahle

Noch ist es nur ein Traum... Dass Sarah und ich gemeinsam nach unserer 3-Jährigen Ausbildung Europa erkunden. Noch haben wir die letzte Prüfung nicht hinter uns gebracht "aber bald  aber bald  aber bald  Bald haben wir's geschafft - ...

Day 3: Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Day 3: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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Got to Leipzig around 1:00 p.m. and dropped my suitcase at the hotel. From there I went to the Baumwollspinnerei, which is now a complex of galleries, studio spaces, and design/marketing companies. It was neat to be there, after having studied some of the ...

Leipzig Transit, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leipzig Transit

A travel blog entry by eukaryx

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Two castles and a campsite, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Two castles and a campsite

A travel blog entry by whereisredtoday

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... has read a book called " The Colditz Story" by a man who got all the way home, called Pat Reid.      We found a really quiet campsite near Leipzig  with open loos and short grass. It is raining quite hard. What will the night be like? ...

To Leipzig! & random, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

To Leipzig! & random

A travel blog entry by adriennes

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... later. Sigh. Also booked bus from dresden to prague for a week ahead.. This week coming. Doh. Will leave ticket at hostel in leipzig incase someone can use it. Berlin smells funny because it's built on a swamp! Mystery solved. a girl max, kat and I ...

Carmina Buran, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Carmina Buran

A travel blog entry by jmetzler13

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Today I slept in late, in time to get to breakfast by 11am. I made it my brunch.  I'm partially getting over a cold, am inspired to rest from the cloudy sky and rain we have been having.  I must say, the clouds are thick, but they are not ...

Day in Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Day in Leipzig

A travel blog entry by hannahandnicola

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... found the Holocaust Memorial museum and the Topography of Terror museum.  This morning we got up early and caught a train to Leipzig where we were planning on spending three days. When we got here we were not overly impressed at how tourist friendly ...

Long but good, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Long but good

A travel blog entry by honeydew4291

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 It was a long cold day but fun.  We took that train to Leipzig and spent the day there. We visited a US Consulate, took a tour of the city, and ate at a restaurant. after lunch we went to the Stazi museum. It was a little long of a tour ...

Anreise - das Abenteuer beginnt, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Anreise - das Abenteuer beginnt

A travel blog entry by tibo74

Das die Anreise anstrengend wird, habe ich ja geahnt ... aber so? Aber fangen wir vorne an. Sonntag 11:16 deutscher Ortszeit - der Zug verlaesst planmaessig den Leipziger Hauptbahnhof (nichts aussergewoehnliches wuerde jetzt mancher sagen - aber in ...

Now In Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Now In Leipzig

A travel blog entry by schwanman

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Leipzig, Germany -- Friday, May 23, 2008 Hello And Happy Friday! We´re now in Leipzig, about two hour´s drive northwest from Dresden. The weather is clearing and we were able to connect with a friend from the Leipzig Tourist Office who gave us a very, ...

Leap frogging Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leap frogging Leipzig

A travel blog entry by yorrik

After six hours on the Autobhan we slept in a unstaffed auto-check-in ...

Start in Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Start in Leipzig

A travel blog entry by stfffn1

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Bach !!, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Bach !!

A travel blog entry by aiishax3

The Bach Museum -- home to one of the most famous composers of Germany....I finally got to visit. I've heard so much of this artistic composer, and now I finally got to see a part of his life. This building once home tot he Bach family was now a museum of ...

Leipzig, Germany, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leipzig, Germany

A travel blog entry by tomsadler

Leipzig, Germany - ...

Rainy day in Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Rainy day in Leipzig

A travel blog entry by jmetzler13

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Today we began a series of lectures by Michael Marrison of Swathmore College. He brings a new energy and perspective to Bach's life.  Andrea and I enjoyed a "picnic" lunch in our room of bread, cheese, fruit and chocolate.  We ad lib-ed a ...

The Beautiful Breakdown Blitzkrieg Tour, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

The Beautiful Breakdown Blitzkrieg Tour

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... ; Oh well ... it was still good and I really needed the accompanying Fanta.  I was pretty dehydrated after blitzing through Leipzig!    An Italian guy was sitting across from me on the train, and talking on his cell phone.  Finally ...

Truckstops & Bach, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Truckstops & Bach

A travel blog entry by terimumm

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... ; I love the "truck stops" off of the autobahn. We stopped for a bathroom break half way between Berlin and Leipzig. There is a fee for using public restrooms in Germany, this one was .70 Euro and it was damn worth every cent. First you get in line and ...

Fin de semana en Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Fin de semana en Leipzig

A travel blog entry by ifcosta5

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... , nació y compuso obras  Bach, también donde Goethe escribió una de sus obras más famosas "El Fausto".   Leipzig también esta muy relacionada con la caída del muro de Berlín y la reunificación alemana, ya que en la ...

Leipzig Forum of Contemporary History, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leipzig Forum of Contemporary History

A travel blog entry by kmaloley

I was not able to take any pictures at this museum because cameras were not allowed. I have to say that thinking about the trip to Dachau, and the tour of the Stasi museum yesterday, and this museum, the German people certainly do face their past. There ...

Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leipzig

A travel blog entry by fifrench

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... not liking this place at all! It is dirty, ugly and I feel unsafe. The train station in the city centre is the largest in Germany and underneath there are many, many shops. I decide to wander around and buy a few small things. I then catch a tram back to ...

Into Former East Germany, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Into Former East Germany

A travel blog entry by kmaloley

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... US. Unless a dog is a service dog, they just aren't seen in restaurants or on public transportation. When we arrived in Leipzig all of my preconceived notions about what the former GDR would look like were shattered. The train station was bright and ...

Bach at Bach's Church with Bach's Choir, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Bach at Bach's Church with Bach's Choir

A travel blog entry by dadonatrain

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... at the church for the last 27 years of his life!  The orchestra for the performance was a Bach-sized ensemble from the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchester, one of the world's leading orchestras!  What a thrill it was to hear Bach's music by Bach's ...

Tag X und der Zeitverteib am selbigen, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Tag X und der Zeitverteib am selbigen

A travel blog entry by mcdowel

Es gibt Kommentare, welche besagen, dass ein Urlaub westlich des Atlantiks einige Vorteile besitzt. Einer davon ist, dass durch Zeitverschiebung der erste Tag eine gewisse Stundenanzahl länger ist. In meinem Fall derer Sechs. Macht nach Adam Ries 30 ...

es kann losgehen, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

es kann losgehen

A travel blog entry by floriang1

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So, die Rucksäcke sind gepackt und wir sind startklar für unsere, große Reise. Morgen früh 5.50Uhr gehts mit dem Zug erstmal Richtung Frankfurt/Main und 14.25 Uhr startet unser Flieger gen Bangkok...jetzt kanns endlich losgehen.. ...

Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Leipzig

A travel blog entry by jvaupel

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... . The old brain resists a bit. Just now watching the hanging if the guard in an ambulance in the middle of the city. Leipzig is still being reconstructed. After the minimum damage from bombing during the war, mcu left was pulled down anyway by the DDR, ...

Bach at the end of his life, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

Bach at the end of his life

A travel blog entry by dadonatrain

Bach is buried in the front of the church.  His headstone dominates that section of the church.  You can walk around it while the church is open for visiting, and many people have laid flowers on it.  I took a couple pictures of it for the ...

First Day in Germany, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

First Day in Germany

A travel blog entry by adityavsb

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... me that just behind that tall building, I will find a open square known as Augustusplatz. Regarding the “University of Leipzig”, I was bit surprised after seeing that whole university was just a single tall building. I agree with the fact ...

How long is too long to wait?, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

How long is too long to wait?

A travel blog entry by sarsty

My pace has significant slowed. I'm no longer racing from place to place, trying to see everything. I am starting to enjoy doing things slowly. However, it could also be the lack of food that's making me move slower: D What started off as an early start, ...

on the way to Naples, Leipzig, Germany travel blog

on the way to Naples

A travel blog entry by jess84

... to relax a little from my past advantures... We had to get up so early to catch our flight well and firstly get to Leipzig from Dresden - that was a bummer but now we feel like we definetely need a vacation... Ready for yummy pizza and all kinds of ...

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