Cross Country Hotel Leipzig

Stegerwaldstr. 102-104, Leipzig, Saxony, 04416, Germany | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Leipzig

Leipzig to Castle Kerpen

A travel blog entry by janellevdv on Sep 01, 2014

3 comments, 11 photos

Trains from 9am-5pm to get to the other side of Germany. Loooong trip via Frankfurt and Cologne, but it was very interesting to see the countryside. It was Beautiful through the Rhine Valley. Castles galore! Grape vines, barges and little villages/old houses. And now... WE ARE STAYING IN A CASTLE FOR THREE NIGHTS! It's very ...

Don't trust satnavs

A travel blog entry by bobert on Jul 24, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... alternatives...it was crazy. Thanfully I had brought with me a reasonably good German road map and managed to navigate us back onto more major routes. I'm sure that somebody had once told me that the German auto-bahns were good but there were very little dual carriageways or the like. I was ready to chuck the satnav out the window and resorted to navigating by the map alone. I got us back on track only to be slowed down by several large conveys of trucks that were difficult to pass ...

Weltmeister wieder--World Champion again

A travel blog entry by travelink on Jul 19, 2014

54 photos

... I know elsewhere in Europe. You are only occupying your seat—not the entire table. While I read the menu, he ordered a beer. After I placed my drink and dinner order we had a very pleasant conversation. He was a professor at the Universitšt Leipzig where he was an ‹bersetzer (translator) and he had just returned from a trip to Kiev. I lost track of the number of languages he speaks, but I think it was at least 5 or 6. We spoke a bit about a variety of topics—my ...

A Casual Week

A travel blog entry by travelink on Jul 12, 2014

1 comment, 11 photos

... cross an item off of my bucket list. The theme of the program for this evening was “Last Night of the Proms”. That is one event that I have long thought that I would like to attend. Well, as I had expected, the music was symbolic and a virtual reproduction of what would be presented in Royal Albert Hall, but the atmosphere left something to be desired. One cannot expect a German audience to perform the repertoire with all of the gusto of a ...

A Different 4th

A travel blog entry by travelink on Jul 05, 2014

34 photos

... typically iced with vanilla icing. So I thought that was a good start. Before dinner I decided to head to Richard-Wagner-Platz for the Fanfest WM game between Germany and France on a large outdoor television screen. I watched with about 500 or more Germans. There was even one brave soul in the crowd waving the tri-color flag of France. When the game was over I headed to a restaurant that I found on the internet which seemed definitely American—the Texas Inn. I thought ...