Consul Hotel Halle - Leipzig

Hotelstrasse 1, Leipzig, Saxony, 06184, Germany | Hotel
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A Different 4th

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... typically iced with vanilla icing. So I thought that was a good start. Before dinner I decided to head to Richard-Wagner-Platz for the Fanfest WM game between Germany and France on a large outdoor television screen. I watched with about 500 or more Germans. There was even one brave soul in the crowd waving the tri-color flag of France. When the game was over I headed to a restaurant that I found on the internet which seemed definitely American—the Texas Inn. I thought ...

BMW--Bach, Mendelssohn, Wagner....and others

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... many street cafes.

On Wednesday the temperature at noon was 55 degrees with a 100% chance of rain. I decided it would be a good day to stay home and catch up on some accumulated paperwork. However, would you believe that it never did rain? Such luck!

On Thursday I decided to see if I would be able to have my medical lab tests done at the Universitätsklinikum Leipzig as was the recommendation at the city tourist office. It is about a
20-minute walk from ...

Day 5: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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Not a whole lot happened today. Most museums closed, so I spent lots of time in bookstores and poking around. I did go to the Stasi-Museum, which was interesting and not what I expected. It was very grass-roots, including hand-lettered signs on cardboard. Again, part of the unequivocally critical take on the ...

Day 4: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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A full day today! First I went to the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig! and I was blown away! What a terrific museum. I spent all my time in the "Moderne Zeiten" part of the exhibit, which covered about the last two hundred years of Leipzig's history. The information about the "peaceful revolution" (the protest demonstrations in Leipzig that started the end of the GDR in fall 1989) we're really moving. Next: ...

Day 3: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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Got to Leipzig around 1:00 p.m. and dropped my suitcase at the hotel. From there I went to the Baumwollspinnerei, which is now a complex of galleries, studio spaces, and design/marketing companies. It was neat to be there, after having studied some of the artists from the Neue Leipziger Schule. I wasn't super excited about any of the art I saw, but ...

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