Grand City Hotel Dresden Zentrum
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Had time to sit in the sun as we were sailing for almost 5 hours to Torgau. Witnessed something I have never ever seen before on our holidays - Colin sitting still! Think at one stage he was in the chair for almost 30 minutes before taking another photograph.
This afternoon's activities included a talk about Martin Luther and the Reformation, probably very interesting but we are on holiday so decided to give this a miss. The other talk seemed ...
... it and hearing about how quickly it went up, literally overnight, is just mind boggling. Heard stories about kids having sleepovers on the other side and not being able to get back to their families the following day. In saying that, the walls height isn't that impressive. But some of the artwork that is on it now was really cool. To think it only came down in 1989. Next we drove past ...
Was beaten to the bathroom by Colin this morning at 7am as the ship was about to 'cast off' (I'm learning all the nautical terms!). I lay in bed watching the view from the bridge on our TV. While I had my shower he was up on the sun deck with the camera.
After breakfast we went up to the sun deck but weather was not brilliant - heavy drizzle. We missed the German lesson to ...
... as his daughter is living in Darwin. His English was a little hard to understand but with my tiny tiny tiny amount of German language skills and a little sign language we were able to have a conversation about his daughter who is married to a man in the circus who wears stilts. His son also works quite ******* a farm in Australia but we couldn't quite understand where or what doing. Anyway this fellow was very lovely and took us to an Italian restaurant which was open and which we ...
From 1961 to 1989, access to the gate was shut off for both East and West Germans, but re-opened after the wall fell. There are signs of the old Berlin Wall everywhere, with the actual route marked on the roads and footpaths by a double row of cobbles, plus several short segments of wall still standing, and many memorials to those who died trying to escape. Most remnants of the wall are now covered ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed