Travel Blogs from Bad Schandau
Today we head to Berlin but not before making a quick stop in Dresden on the way. It was pretty badly bombed during the 2nd world war, some of the buildings are still blackened from the heat of the explosions which is pretty crazy. We stayed here for lunch so had a currywurst, which essentially just a frankfurter in curry. Not sure what I was expecting but it wasn't that. Although it was ...
... night time photos. Our guide had told us about the porcelain bells in Zwinger Gardens that rang four times a day the final time at 10.15 (didn't ring on the hour as there are so many churches ringing their bells to compete with them). Couldn't believe we were the only people in the Gardens as it was packed earlier in the day. It was beautiful and a perfect end to a hectic ...
... flags and German beer (getting quite used to all this beer!).
This afternoon we went ashore for our coach trip to Bastei, a rock formation 600ft above the Elbe with fantastic views down to the river. Well the postcard showed the fantastic view as we couldn't even see the river! At least the bright red brollies were colourful.
Had a quick look around Bad Schandau ...
... fellow tourers! We hadn't seen any for the entire trip so far and here were 2 sets, including a husband and wife in their 60s! All geared up and looking like veterans of the valleys.
We stopped in the famous town for a breakfast of coffee and chips with mayonnaise and tomato sauce and continued our journey to the border!!
We arrived at Decin shortly after 1pm. It's the first major town/city after the Czech border. We were both so tired and ...
... bathroom. So I found this bush and ran in as I was busting, only to find that it was a big ditch, which I fell in. Oh well I will just go here, so I did, finished, climbed out, a little muddy and rode back to Paul, only to find that the bush I had just fallen into was full of stinging nettle!!!!!
Oh my goodness, both of my entire legs started swelling up with a red rash that was so itchy and stinging like crazy and then my wrists started and ahhhhh it was horrible! And ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Haus Luise Bad Schandau
Other places to stay in Bad Schandau
Markt 1-11, Bad Schandau | 5 star hotelfrom $133
Baechelweg 4, Bad Schandau | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Zum Wolfsberg 102, Bad Schandau | Hotelfrom $76
Elbstrasse 6, Bad Schandau | 4 star hotelfrom $128
Rudolf Sendig Str 11, Bad Schandau | 3 star hotelfrom $104
Rudolf Sendig Strasse 12, Bad Schandau | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Kirnitzschtalstr. 5 , Bad Schandau | 3 star hotelfrom $88