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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.
... figure waving at me, well till he shouted, " Oi CRE! "
He had got there early and waited, he's that kind of guy, so we had lunch, went to the castle, too late, so went to a campsite and had dinner.
During the evening we sat with Jack and his wife, forgive me I can't remember her name, who were from Holland and bikers. They were great fun, and we had a great night and laughed a lot. ...
... suppose an expert could have examined the items and found them wanting.
We didn’t buy anything, but I liked some things, such as the small organ whose pipes were made of porcelain.
There was also a huge display called “The Great Temple of Honour” designed in 1748.
Everything they make here is first cast in a mold, then fired in kilns, and finally decorated.
The molds ...
... pretty good.
After a little more walking, we went back and crossed the bridge again. The scenery, sculptures, buildings... everything ist so schön (is so beautiful).
It was really fun biking (besides once or twice the week I was home between college and coming here, I haven't been able to bike since last summer, and I only went to the high school or something, so it wasn't like "real" biking). I must say this: cobblestone streets and paths which are ...