Appartementhaus 'Kleines Palais'

Gregor-Fuchs-Str. 41, Leipzig, Saxony, 04318, Germany | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Leipzig

A Different 4th

A travel blog entry by travelink

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I have been enjoying one of the television channels that I found. It is one that features German music by contemporary singers. When one listens to most radio stations here or hears music in various stores, it is generally in English, so this is a welcome discovery to become more acquainted with German musical artists.

I awoke on Saturday morning with a mild sore throat, runny nose and feeling a bit tired. I decided to stay in and not venture out until ...

BMW--Bach, Mendelssohn, Wagner....and others

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... distinctive European sirens over a 1 to 2 hour period. I had heard them on occasion in other towns where I had resided, but this just seemed to be chaotic.

Leipzig has an enormous array of cultural activities. It is the home of the acclaimed Gewandhaus Orchester, the Oper Leipzig which will perform over 12 different operas between September and Christmas, the Thomaskirche and Nikolaikirche where J. S. Bach served as Cantor and DIrector of Music, the home of the ...

Day 5: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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Not a whole lot happened today. Most museums closed, so I spent lots of time in bookstores and poking around. I did go to the Stasi-Museum, which was interesting and not what I expected. It was very grass-roots, including hand-lettered signs on cardboard. Again, part of the unequivocally critical take on the ...

Day 4: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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... Museum der bildenden Künste, which has a collection of art from the 15th century to the present. No research here, just a chance to enjoy the special exhibit of landscape paintings, which included paintings by Caspar Davis Friedrich. Dinner: back at Cafe Orange, and ice cream at the Eisdiele Pfeifer, which has been open for 60 years and still serves homemade ice cream made according to the orIginal GDR ...

Day 3: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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... buildings were neat. I also had a nice cup of tea and piece of okay cake in the peaceful cafe there. In the evening, I walked around the area of the hotel, which is the Südvorstadt. It's a nice and lively part of the city, sort of reminiscent of Portland's Alberta district. Had dinner (a giant bowl of soljanka) at a nice place called Cafe ...

 

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