Hotel Avantgarde

Arno-Nitzsche-Strasse 14, Leipzig, Saxony, 04277, Germany | Hotel
 

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A Different 4th

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... the 4th of July here when there are no fireworks? First of all, the weather seemed appropriate. The temperature was up to 88F. I located an ex-patriot group online with at least one American in Leipzig. I sent an e-mail to her, but did not receive a reply. I also searched online for appropriate local events, but found none. So I had to look for other options. First I searched out a bakery to find one where I could buy an Amerikaner. This is a large, round cookie ...

BMW--Bach, Mendelssohn, Wagner....and others

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... aware that they were going to be in Dresden on Wednesday, but unaware of this event. Since it was quite late in the afternoon and the event started at 7:30 PM, I had to decide quickly if I wanted to go and, if so, determine how to get there. It took me about 30 minutes to walk to the apartment because on the way I stopped at the grocery to pick up a microwave meal that I could quickly prepare. I changed clothes, checked the transportation route since it was over a 60-minute walk ...

Day 5: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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Not a whole lot happened today. Most museums closed, so I spent lots of time in bookstores and poking around. I did go to the Stasi-Museum, which was interesting and not what I expected. It was very grass-roots, including hand-lettered signs on cardboard. Again, part of the unequivocally critical take on the ...

Day 4: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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... of a mixed impression of the GDR: some good, and some bad, especially If the target audience is Germans. Then a quick visit to the Nikolaikirche, the center meeting point of the protest prayers and demonstrations. Leipzig is clearly (and rightly) proud of its role in the fall of the Wall. Kaffeeklatsch und Kuchen! I know my stomach will be sorry, but I had a Milchkaffee and a piece of Mohnkuchen. Last ...

Day 3: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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Got to Leipzig around 1:00 p.m. and dropped my suitcase at the hotel. From there I went to the Baumwollspinnerei, which is now a complex of galleries, studio spaces, and design/marketing companies. It was neat to be there, after having studied some of the artists from the Neue Leipziger Schule. I wasn't super excited about any of the art I saw, but ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Süd area of Leipzig, is near Museum im Stasi Bunker, Russische Gedachtniskirche, Botanischer Garten, and New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus).
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