Mercure Hotel Riesa
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... a smooth check-in.
It has to be said that 1/2 day in Dresden is not enough. With travel to and from, it is pretty much essential that you have at least a 2 night stay. We didn't so we short-changed ourselves and did not do justice to Dresden.
We had a quick snack of rolls and peanut-butter then struck out to see the sights around 2:00. There are too many sights to describe. Suffice to say that Dresden is absolutely loaded with fine old ...
our first stop in Germany was the city of Dresden. Many impressive structures and a statue of Martin Luther at the centre square. A local speciality of curry wurst at a very mild level 2 out of 7. bearing in mind that 3 is as hot as tobasco sauce. Back onto bus then to Berlin! (And the ...
... experience of building new friendships. It goes without saying that the music has been fantastic. As paradoxical as it sounds I do remarkably little orchestral playing at music college, so it was absolutely fantastic to get back into playing as a large ensemble. Something that has struck me this week, especially during the more exceptional performances, is the way in which the team spirit actually transcends the music. Obviously ...
... to Poland to a few days later, especially so that we could detour to Dresden for the WC final weekend!! Not long after changing the ticket, I realised that I had completely stuffed up the dates, and we should have been there a week earlier!! Oh well! We had fun watching the final in Cesky Krumlov instead, and despite feeling a bit silly, we figured, we were so close, and obviously someone wanted us to visit Dresden for reasons other than the WC!!
Only 2 hours away ...
... better. I did some ticket searching, but... oi, that is tiring, and I had a slight headache and either had a slight cold from having the windows open all night, or my allergies were kicking in, so I took some medicine, and then took a midmorning nap.
I had to force myself to get up to go to lunch, but then I remembered that we were having Hefeklöße (yeast dumpling), so I was pretty excited.
Tim's grandpa was ...
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