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... it sounded cool and we wanted to see it.
We thought Görlitz would be about 1 1/2 hours away, but it was really more like 3 hours, as there was a lot of construction and re-routing along the way.
By 2:00 p.m. we were all getting hungry and we had already passed a McDonald's. But that's about all that we passed, other than loads of forests and farms. Not a lot of towns between Berlin and Görlitz, evidently.
We stopped ...
... had been the location for the filming of the "Grand Old Budapest Hotel" movie, in which an old department store had been refurbished and renovated for the film. I think they now plan on turning it back into a department store. David was pretty chuffed as he loved this movie, so we set off to find the building. First we sat and enjoyed a yummy German sausage and some cherries that we bought at a local market. The buildings in town were about as cute ...
... tour director. Later we went for a walk in Bad Schandau, the town where we are docked. "Bad" means bath or spa and this town is one of the oldest spa resorts of the Saxon Switzerland region. The town, dating back to the 1300's, is in a scenic valley with quaint timber-framed houses. It is located near the Czech border in what was the former East Germany. After lunch we boarded buses to go to ...
... we pretty much had a chill afternoon n I grabbed shwerma. We decided to stay another night. We like the size n vibe of the town n our room while a bit funky is large. A good place to camp out for two nights.
-we headed out for a late dinner n found an Asian place that had a pretty decent veggie curry n a friendly hostess who speaks English. Good grub n off to bed.
Sat Jun 20
... wrong. Decided to hoof
it up river n catch the short ferry across. Was glad to c it arrive n take me home to my side of the river
-chatted w L about the adventure n ate the doner n pretzel I had brought back. Good times n then early to bed.
-elapsed time 1:34; rolling time 1:23; distance 25.7km. Pretty much rode straight to Bad S