L Hotel Dresden Altstadt
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Now this is supposed to be a relaxing holiday, but alarm set for 5.45 this morning (yes 5.45). Wanted to make sure we were on deck before ship left Dresden. Only two of the Americans we had arranged to meet were up there, the others had looked out of the window, seen the thick fog, and gone back to sleep. Quiet in the restaurant for breakfast at 7 am.
Arrived in Meissen at 8.45 where three coaches were already waiting to take us to the porcelain factory. Very ...
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 ...
Was beaten to the bathroom by Colin this morning at 7am as the ship was about to 'cast off' (I'm learning all the nautical terms!). I lay in bed watching the view from the bridge on our TV. While I had my shower he was up on the sun deck with the camera.
After breakfast we went up to the sun deck but weather was not brilliant - heavy drizzle. We missed the German lesson to ...
... before it began to rain and we began to tire. We found a little spot near a river and the road, not the best camp ground but fine for what we needed.shelter under trees, semi quite, water and not too far from where we needed to go to cross the border the following day.
We rode about 80kms today and it felt successful. Every muscle in our body ached and it was both physically and mentally challenging, especially getting soaked, but we made it and we had a good, warm and dry nights ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed