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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.
... of got some pics, in the morning before Roy and I, only just made the castle tour, Jack must of heard the manly roar of a Tiger or maybe that whiny screech of the GS moped, but he was there to take a pic as we left.
Nice couple, and great company.
The castle was strange, I remember the tv programme, the board game, and from what little I know of history some of the inmates.
... and some models, such as the “Great Temple” can be recast from the original molds. The one currently on display was recast in 1933.
The town of Meissen, population 30,000, is nothing special.
It has the usual castle (Albrechtsburg) at its highest point. In this case, the castle was built next to a cathedral (Meißner Dom).
We were given some free time to walk around, and found an ...
... years old are so pretty to look at... but they are not the best to ride over on bikes, hahaha.
We stopped on our way to Meißen and had lunch. We went down these stairs and sat on a bench closer to the Elbe. There was a man feeding birds there, and, after a while, he started talking to us (well, more to Toralf, but I was glad to listen and understand what I could). It was a nice stop.
As the day went on, I used more and more German, and it was pretty cool. ...