Travel Blogs from Dresden, Germany

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The Old and the New, Dresden, Germany travel blog

The Old and the New

A travel blog entry by canadianaccent

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... only thing they missed building there was a water park and a petting zoo. After reading some favorable reviews I decided that I'd stop in Dresden on my way to Prague.  It's a neat place.  After being bombed flat in WWII they've rebuilt much ...

And the Heat is On., Dresden, Germany travel blog

And the Heat is On.

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

... . It was so hot that I really thought I would melt! On Thursday I met Markus after work and we went to the zoo. Dresden Zoo is known for it's successful monkey breeding program. It was a bit sad. The animals all looked sad. I will write more ...

A different pace, Dresden, Germany travel blog

A different pace

A travel blog entry by cheli

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... have a lovely skyline. It's funny to think that most of the buildings I looked at today were probably reconstructions - most of Dresden having been badly affected by WWII bombings. But like other parts of Germany, I'm humbled by the tenacity in which ...

My little adventurous day, Dresden, Germany travel blog

My little adventurous day

A travel blog entry by danielmataylor

... destroyed during the final stages of the war. The Allies I think wanted to make an example out of Dresden in a hope that Germany may surrender. Many civilians were killed and beautiful buildings destroyed. The actual city of Dresden is over 800 years ...

Better than I thought, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Better than I thought

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

... I saw Men In Black at the outdoor theater on the Elbe. It was nice out and just the view of the water and old Dresden was amazing. I didn't understand much of the movie though. Markus brought wine to drink at the theater. That was weird. He did walk ...

13/8  Berlin  50th anniversary East/West, Dresden, Germany travel blog

13/8 Berlin 50th anniversary East/West

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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Honestly I realy tried to post a blog yesterday but just could not get access to the internet. Tried again this morning ,managed to write the blog but could not publish it as it dropped out again . So here is yesterday's news. Berlin here we come, caught ...

Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden

A travel blog entry by europe50

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... saw Raffael's Sixtine Madonna, as well as paintings by Rembrandt, Canaletto and Liotard. I also went through the Meissen Porcelain (Dresden China) Museum, which is very worthwhile, there is far more than just old cups and saucers :).    As ...

My first mistake, Dresden, Germany travel blog

My first mistake

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

... didn't get a room, but they let me sleep on their couch. I didn't get much sleep but I did get some and I got back to Dresden with plenty of time to get to work. From now on I am triple checking every train I get on! This weekend will be Hamburg. ...

Arival in Dresden... Thank Fark, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Arival in Dresden... Thank Fark

A travel blog entry by petar

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My Birthday... YAY!!! :-l, Dresden, Germany travel blog

My Birthday... YAY!!! :-l

A travel blog entry by petar

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Home again., Dresden, Germany travel blog

Home again.

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

It has been a week and I have a lot to say. I have done nothing but argue with Miyoung all week. The girl is terrible. I need to talk to Maureen again, this is really getting out of hand. This week I went to the Hygiene Museum storage area with a ...

Doesn't anyone speak English?, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Doesn't anyone speak English?

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

... . Then as I was walking home I ran across a courtyard with a ton of people. They were all watching the World Cup. Germany beat Korea! It was odd seeing a few hundred people watching it together in the middle of the day and all drinking! Next ...

Ich spreche kein Deutsch., Dresden, Germany travel blog

Ich spreche kein Deutsch.

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

Ok. I am in Dresden. The train was fine. I made everything on time. The apartment is weird. It looks like i will be spending the summer sleeping on a futon. You know, almost on the floor. I took a nap and it was really kinda comfortable. I can ...

Home sick, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Home sick

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

... and everything so they knew that I wasn't making it up. They had me start on Wednesday, giving me two days to explore Dresden. In the morning I will get my pictures from Paris back. I am going to pick up some stationary and write some old fashioned ...

Back in Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Back in Dresden

A travel blog entry by jambo

... and a chocate crêpe, all from various tents and trailers. The high water I saw in Regensburg last Saturday has since become a serious problem in SE Germany, with decent-sized floods around Munich stopping trains etc. I went at the right time I ...

Get back to the 'P's, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Get back to the 'P's

A travel blog entry by jambo

... and Kate. Other than that I am a free spirit until my railpass runs out on 10 June. Initially, from the railway station, Dresden looks a bit like it has had a bomb dropped on it. The further north you go, though, the more attractive and interesting ...

Starting to Love it, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Starting to Love it

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

Things really just keep getting better. Miyoung still annoys me, but I can deal with that. I really enjoy my job, or the concept behind it. Tonight I cooked myself dinner, bratwurst and eggs. It was good! Maybe I can cook after all. I also ...

I wonder If I Can Remember, Dresden, Germany travel blog

I wonder If I Can Remember

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

... I went to the Kreuzkirche today. I even climbed the tower. It was a nice view. I want to work on seeing more of Dresden. I don't really know what to do the following weekend. I don't think that Hamburg can really fill three days, but there is a ...

Meissen  A thousand year old city, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Meissen A thousand year old city

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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... are such good alternatives. Once again we took the bus from the village here to the train station at Radeberg, caught the train to Dresden Central and then caught the train to Meissen about 27km from here. This city dates back to the year 929 when it was ...

Dresdner Stadtfest, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresdner Stadtfest

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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... lunch (and a German beer of course) at one of the outdoor terraces. Since the reunification of East and West Germany, the city has undergone a transformation where more historical buildings have been restored and there are a number of large construction ...

Dresden, Germany, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden, Germany

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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We stopped in Dresden, new territory for me, on the way from Prague to Berlin.  Dresden was once considered one of Europe's most beautiful Baroque cities and was nicknamed "Florence on the Elbe".  Most of the city was destroyed, though, in a ...

Starting off, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Starting off

A travel blog entry by jess84

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Hey it is done...that is my first step off to the States...packing all my shit...and taking a bus from Neustadt to Dresden...and since I had to wait there in the cold I called up friends of my mom. They finally picked me up from the station and we were ...

Day 12 - Leipzig - Dresden - Prague, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Day 12 - Leipzig - Dresden - Prague

A travel blog entry by bss-tour-2013

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... he was King of Poland in personal union. Another sculpture is the memorial of Martin Luther in front of the Frauenkirche. Dresden-Hellerau—Germany's first garden city The Garden City of Hellerau, at that time a suburb of Dresden, was founded in ...

New old buildings and Saxon Bohemia, Dresden, Germany travel blog

New old buildings and Saxon Bohemia

A travel blog entry by damoclarke

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... the buildings now look as if they have stood for hundreds of years. the best part of this stay was actully outside of dresden on the czech border in an area called saxon bohemia with amazing rock formations, mountains, castles and a good few germans ...

Dresden - A walk in the Old Town, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden - A walk in the Old Town

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... ! Located in a valley on the river Elbe, close to the Chech border, it is the capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany. Dresden was not only the capital but also the royal residence for the Kings of Saxony and the Electors. In the year 1945 the ...

Train to Dresden, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Train to Dresden

A travel blog entry by jess84

back home and school tomorrow - ...

Dresden - highly recommended, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Dresden - highly recommended

A travel blog entry by nlevac

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... is our last programmed intercity train trip. In Munchen we pick up a hire car and then make our own way. Another observation about Germany - most Germans drive imported cars like Audi, BMW, VW, Mercedes - hardly a Ford in sight and I'm yet to see a ...

Destruction, restoration and magic., Dresden - Prague, Germany travel blog

Destruction, restoration and magic.

A travel blog entry by rhills

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... Dresden for lunch. What an amazing testimony to the human capacity to rebuild and restore what other humans destroy! Dresden's beautiful Baroque buildings constructed during the 1700 to 1800 were destroyed during the terrible nights of the acopalypse on ...

Next stop - Kangaroo Stop, Dresden, Germany travel blog

Next stop - Kangaroo Stop

A travel blog entry by megantrent

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... in the war but they could rebuild a lot of buildings out of the original material. Today was our last full day in Dresden, tomorrow we are leaving Germany and heading to Prague in the Czech Republic. Today we walked more of the city and went "shopping" in ...

George Micheal, you and Bland go wait in the car!, Dresden, Germany travel blog

George Micheal, you and Bland go wait in the car!

A travel blog entry by wagonmaker

Quick note on the title: Dresden is half former East-German wasteland, half beautiful medieval reconstructions! Our first impression of bland oppressive architecture was quickly replaced with awe! ...

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