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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.
Moved south from Berlin to Dresden. Not so far; about 2.5 hours on a bus.
The city is split into two by the river Elbe and conveniently called the "old town" and the “new town”. Except, in this case the old town is new, and the new town is old. Confused? Well the “old town” was severely damaged by fire bombs on 13/14 February 1945 and was rebuild after WWII whereas the “new town” escaped the worst ...
... sausages and the ever present varieties of sauerkraut. There were some greens in the form of salads but we went straight to the Black Forest Cake instead, after all that meat. Fuelled with a couple of shots of schnapps we watched the sun set on the sun deck as we passed Schloss Pillnitz, a grand palace with baroque and Chinese influences built by August the Great in the 17th century. At 11-15pm we approached Dresden and moored for the night not far from the city ...
... can't be choosers. $300 got us 170/180 odd Euros. It was another hot day.
We walked to the VW Transparent Factory for the 15.00 tour with an English guide. Check it out on http://www.volkswagen.co.uk/about-us/co mpany/factories/glass-factory .
It was very interesting - took almost 90 minutes. Cost us 4.50 Euros each (normally 7, but we had our Seniors' cards). Unfortunately, most of the ...