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We leave Dresden for a short road trip south to Chemnitz. Dresden was beautiful but we really thought one day may have been enough. Such a beautiful city (the part we saw anyway) considering 90% of it was destroyed in allied bombing raids in early 1945 just before the war ended (have a read, 50,000 civilians killed by the British and Yanks with bombs and fire bombs!) It still maintains an "old" city feel walking through the ...
We are now approaching the Saxon "Switzerland" on the border with the Czech Republic. This is mining country and reminds me if the Colorado mining area. Silver and a bunch of rare earth metals were hauled out of this region until the mines died. The towns south and east of Zwichau are deep in the hills and now create the most incredible wood carved items and handmade lace. Gorgeous country as usual :) Zwichau is also known for the cars produced by the Horch factory - Audi ...
We set off quite early after breakfast for the Dolomites. The weather was kind with warm temperatures and sunny skies. We met 2 other riding friends Justis and Norbet who were joining Ric and Bryan on the 4 passes ride. Richard was pretty tired by now and wasn't sure he would make the 1 st pass let alone 4! Again Sue and Annabel were cycling wives. They spent their time driving up 2 of the passes Gardena and Sella. This trip they enjoyed trying out new ...
If someone says, Germany is a flat country, they never biked through there. I crossed the "Fichtelgebirg", the little "Erzgebirge", plus heaps of hills not specially mentioned, but with all my luggage at least challenging.
After passing the town of Hof, I then came to the boarder Bayern /Sachsen .
I did take little notice at the sign there, that until November 12th 1989, Germany and Europe were divided at that point.
To my surprise, now on former East ...
I am in Zwickau, 40 km west of Chemnitz.
Will leave veery soon towards Dresden, a good 100 km distance.
Plan to have a day rest in Dresden, if everything works out.
Talk about yesterday and what will happen today from Dresden.
(Isaac and Sebastian,your cards will be coming!