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... standing institution in the city, starting in the mid 1200's. The church itself turned 800 in 2012. We would have loved to see the choir, but they weren't performing while we were there, plus you actually need to buy tickets in advance. The church is also home to Johann Sebastian Bach's tomb. It's actually located right in front of the main altar. There is a small exhibit dedicated to his music in side room, and there is also a Bach museum ...
... saying here.
In Leipzig, we went into a few museums including the Naturkundtmuseum (Natural History) - something I can't resist - as well as the Bach Museum, which is famous because it is in Johann Sebastian Bach's home/school that he ran for young music students. The Church of St. Thomas is right across the ...
Trains from 9am-5pm to get to the other side of Germany. Loooong trip via Frankfurt and Cologne, but it was very interesting to see the countryside. It was Beautiful through the Rhine Valley. Castles galore! Grape vines, barges and little villages/old houses. And now... WE ARE STAYING IN A CASTLE FOR THREE NIGHTS! It's very ...
... single carriageway roads. Finally, we got to Colditz! I reckon we lost an hour with all the satnav problems, but that still gave us time for a reasonable visit to the Schloss Colditz. Grandpa was very pleased we managed to squeeze this visit in.
Colditz Castle was rather understated really, a reasonable musuem but not a lot of detail and it could have been brought to life a bit more.
By 5pm we were heading away to our hotel here on the outskirts of Leipzig. We came across ...
... one in which I was disappointed. I purchased some Zuckermais (sweet corn) at the grocery. It was pre-packaged, shucked corn-on-the-cob that was ready to prepare. I boiled it as I would at home and found it to not be particularly soft-textured and it also lacked any real flavor—not sweet by any means.
This ends my final full week in Leipzig. Next Friday I will be leaving and moving to Quedlinburg, which unless current plans change will be the smallest town in which I will live during the ...