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The signature landmark of Dresden is the Frauenkirche, the Church of Our Lady. It is one of the most talked about German buildings in the recent past.
In World War II, air-raids wiped out Dresden, destroying many historic buildings and churches. Among them was the Frauenkirche, which collapsed into a 42 feet high pile of rubble; the ruins were left untouched for 40 years, a reminder of the destructive powers of war.
Dresden was on our way to Prague so we thought we would look at the old city, and the church they had to rebuild after the serious bombing during the war. We had a walk around, saw some great historic buildings and had a beer. It was a lovely city but me and Roy were both hot now, so we pushed on to Prague to find a hotel.
We thought about camping but wanted easy down time.
Well would you Adam and Eve it? As the late George Cole would say.
I was hoping to catch up with my friend Roy as he is on holiday visiting friends, and others, in the Czech Republic and Poland.
He knew roughly where I was, and hoped we would meet too.
I told him I was in Berlin, and would be going to Colditz in the morning, the message I got back suggested I was too late and we ...
... German delicacies.
This was Astrild’s “A Taste of Germany” celebration, with food, music and dancing.
The crew dressed in German costumes, including lederhosen for the men and dirndl dresses for the women.
The dining room tables were decked out with little structures holding big pretzels and sausages.
There were hearty thick-crusted breads and mustards.
... porcelain, so that is what the city is known for. There is quite a bit of porcelain in Dresden, but it is almost everywhere in Meißen. We got to learn a little history and then we got to go into little rooms where there was a person demonstrating each step of the process, from forming the piece, to fixing the edges, to painting and decorating it. After the tour was done we went and looked at the museum they had.
After the porcelain, we went to a very ...