Travel Blogs from Dresden
Really enjoying this river cruise. We have met so many nice people. I think there are about 180 guests and we seem to know most of them by now. Most are retired profesionals but there are also a few teenagers and a few young couples. Mostly people are from the States, UK, Australia or Canada. One couple are in the suite that features in all the ads for Viking cruises and Stefan was disappointed that the balcony was not as big as it appears on the ads! However we cracked a couple ...
It was time to leave Berlin. We got up and headed across the street to the cafe and had ourselves the typical breakfast that seems to greet us each morning: rolls, cold cuts, cheese, tomato/cucumber, hard boiled egg, coffee and juice. It seems everywhere we saw breakfast served, these were the key components.
Next step was to check out of the ibis hotel. It was an excellent A-1 stay - location, price, convenience - highly recommended.
... ice room, and fake lake for testing out your newly bought rain jacket, climbing shoes or canoe! A fun day out for the whole family!
One of my favourite things about Dresden has to be the cute little Ampelfiguren (traffic light figures). Male and female figures with hats and pony tails flash gaily indicating for pedestrians crossing the road. Apparently these were born after the war as part of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and are very East German, which ...
... inexorably to the rise to power of Napoleon and the victory of the Revolutionary ideal for once and all.
Advised by the articulate and charming man at the Hotel reception, who gave us a remarkably well informed lecture on how to reach Pillnitz, utilising three different methods of public transport, we set off armed with our all-day travel pass. Virtually to the exact second, the sleek and silent tram slid to a halt. It was clean, bright and shiny as well ...
... night time photos. Our guide had told us about the porcelain bells in Zwinger Gardens that rang four times a day the final time at 10.15 (didn't ring on the hour as there are so many churches ringing their bells to compete with them). Couldn't believe we were the only people in the Gardens as it was packed earlier in the day. It was beautiful and a perfect end to a hectic ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking