Landhotel & Gasthof Forsthaus
Travel Blogs from Annaberg-Buchholz
... descent before. I had my brakes on the whole way down, and we only averaged 22 kph for a very long and steep descent. I could not see through my sunglasses so had to rely on poor normal vision. Not a good combo in a thunderstorm. I've never been so happy to safely reach a town and see Sue and Annabelle :) But in hindsight there is only one word for the ride - EPIC !!!! Dinner was whatever was in the cupboard and we enjoyed games and drinks as the washing was ...
If someone says, Germany is a flat country, they never biked through there. I crossed the "Fichtelgebirg", the little "Erzgebirge", plus heaps of hills not specially mentioned, but with all my luggage at least challenging.
After passing the town of Hof, I then came to the boarder Bayern /Sachsen .
I did take little notice at the sign there, that until November 12th 1989, Germany and Europe were divided at that point.
To my surprise, now on former East ...
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 .