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... and numbing So we dashed round the edge Snuck in the side door And climbed up stair cases To the very top floor The opera house grand Both inside and out And the voices of singers Bellowed boldly about We thought by this stage In our lives we would be Mature and cultured No longer silly and free But the German subtitles, Seemed give nothing away And at the end of it all They all died on that day Well we thought they had died But ...
... was a quick drive tour around the city to orientate us a bit. It got totally dark by 4:45pm and was a bit rainy so I'm looking forward to exploring properly tomorrow! We've had a quick drink at the rooftop bar, and when I braved the freezing outside to see the view, I had an unintended perfect look into a man's apartment across the road from us. He had a very straightforward modern German apartment, just his lounge lamp was ...
That afternoon we
visited the Konigstein Fortress, this again is another wonderful feet of
engineering and a very interesting place to explore.
Our accommodation in
Dresden was at the A&O Hotel, this is a basic but excellent value hotel
that appeared to cater to all age groups regardless and was again in the city
and a very good base from which to explore the city on foot.
... more than in the UK
Marksberg castle just outside Koblenz is 800 years old and has never been conquered or destroyed. It is therefore a rare example of a complete medieval castle with all its original features. It is quite a walk up to the castle over uneven ground so good walking shoes are required. Inside there are multiple rooms showing how people lived in the middle ages with a kitchen, bedroom, dining room, wine cellar and even a torture room. As usual the guide who took ...
... Tim's grandpa pulls in ('just in the nick of time' I think. hahaha, I mean, the guy is ok, but... I just don't know why I can't seem to bound with him as well as with Tim's grandma).
I come back and listen to some more If I Were You and... I'm sure I do SOMETHING productive (hahaha, ok, that's a lie, I'm pretty sure I just listen to the podcast, hahaha). OH! I did do something else! I watched this week's Siberia (it's a goodin'! I kind of predicted some of what would happen, ...