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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.
... to miss each other. Next time mate?
Anyway I was riding towards where I thought I should be, and nearly stopped in the wrong bloody village. Finally worked that out and pushed on.
Only about 7 miles away, and rode into Colditz square town on a very hot day.
I'll be honest and say I didn't even notice it was a big gay R1200GS, just I could park my bike there. Nor did I notice the ...
... with cold cuts, potatoes and cheeses.
We were invited into the galley -- which is usually off-limits to passengers – to fill our plates with assorted hot meats and sauerkraut.
And then there were the desserts.
You simply can’t get better desserts than those produced by Germany.
There were cakes and tortes, cookies, puddings, custards, and toppings for everything.
... I'm not sure exactly everything that was said (aside from the fact that the tour was all in German, these little kids were very noisy (funny to watch, but noisy), meaning I mostly heard there yelling, babbling and foot stomping instead of the tour guide, but I do know that, while walking up the stairs, we stopped at one spot where the bell used to be, but it was destroyed in the war. We went to the top of the church and had a splendid view of the city and ...