Hotel Elbresidenz Bad Schandau Viva Vital & Medical SPA
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Dresden has a long history as the capital and royal residence for the Electors and Kings of Saxony, who for centuries furnished the city with cultural and artistic splendor. The city was known as the Jewel Box, because of its baroque and rococo city center. The controversial British and American bombing of Dresden in World War II ...
Inside of a road side stop, we got to go into Dresden for a bit less than 2 hours. The city is really beautiful and the contrast between old and new is amazing. There is an old/new Church there and the reconstruction since it was destroyed in the war only finished a decade ago. They've used as many of the old blocks as possible and you can see the scorch marks from the bombs but the rest of ...
... to sit side by side today instead of in our own cabin both by the window, but you can't have everything. We had a change of train at Nuremberg. The man that reserved our seats for us told us that there would be a transfer and it was just on the next platform and only ten minutes. Sooo.... When the train stopped at Nuremberg we were ready. We got straight of the train and moved across to the next platform with great efficiency, but there was no train. The train ...
... then off on a humorous errand to locate mineral oil which culminated in a trip to a gas station. I later learned that the literal translation for mineral in German means crude oil thus our terminus at the gas station. Funny but a bit of a waste of time.
-off we went for a 3-4 hour hike that started at the lift built in 1905 just down the road from our hotel. There was a cool bobcat at the top ...
... as a Sarah chair - leopard skin! We have a front balcony where the washing is hanging on our line! The kitchen is very well equipped - has the lot and the teacups are fine china with a floral print. The toilet, shower and bedroom are located through a lockable door. Modesty and a very light bedroom seem not to be an issue as we have see through curtains in the shower and bedroom areas.
We went for a walk around ...