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We leave Dresden for a short road trip south to Chemnitz. Dresden was beautiful but we really thought one day may have been enough. Such a beautiful city (the part we saw anyway) considering 90% of it was destroyed in allied bombing raids in early 1945 just before the war ended (have a read, 50,000 civilians killed by the British and Yanks with bombs and fire bombs!) It still maintains an "old" city feel walking through the ...
We are now approaching the Saxon "Switzerland" on the border with the Czech Republic. This is mining country and reminds me if the Colorado mining area. Silver and a bunch of rare earth metals were hauled out of this region until the mines died. The towns south and east of Zwichau are deep in the hills and now create the most incredible wood carved items and handmade lace. Gorgeous country as usual :) Zwichau is also known for the cars produced by the Horch factory - Audi ...
... the new camera Annabel bought and taking panoramic shots of mountains and and macro shots of flowers. They saw the boys cycling up to Sella and took some pass pics before having a coffee. Then they decided to go down the mountain and look at the shops. The goal was to travel down to a city at the bottom and the boys would ride down. They got to Worlkenstein where the boys were dropped off and the shops were shut for lunch. It was becoming quite overcast ...
... there is still a very noticeable one, despite 25 years have passed sine!
Factories, large and smaller ones are unused, windows smashed, lots of houses with broken facades, and so on... When arriving in Zwickau, there were compare to before, hardly any people around, and Zwickau is not a little village.
The struggle to find a place to sleep, the empty streets and the starting rain, did not help my moral.
The next morning things looked a bit rosier again, I ...
I am in Zwickau, 40 km west of Chemnitz.
Will leave veery soon towards Dresden, a good 100 km distance.
Plan to have a day rest in Dresden, if everything works out.
Talk about yesterday and what will happen today from Dresden.
(Isaac and Sebastian,your cards will be coming!