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Travel Blogs from Annaberg-Buchholz
... the Nurburgring race and the Stelvio climb!?! I made it up to the Sella pass which was a 1000 m climb, and thought I could maybe do one more climb. The next climb was to the Pordoi pass, which is where the Fastau Coppi memorial is located. The Giro actually remembers Coppi as it goes through the mountain stages. A mountain bonus, called the Cima Coppi, is awarded to the first rider who reaches the Giro's highest summit. This climb nearly broke me and ...
... 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!
... another hour (we'll see when we get there) But on the whole the experience has been absolutely fantastic and I've enjoyed every minute, the concerts we've played have been so well received by an incredibly appreciative German crowd, the staff have been extremely good fun, and this is just a representation of the fantastic group of people who have made this tour the highlight of my year so ...
... like the shops here have , from the jewellery to the amazing clocks ,
On sale one of these grandfather clocks covered in gold was on sale 50% off for €22000.
The he shops were quiet as the Russians haven't come on holiday .
Oh oh the beer the best ! Pilsner was invented here and is sooooo good . Good food David loved the pig shanks , the special Czech duck and dumpling . Me I am trying to keep to salad so I don't look like a dumpling .