Ramada Hotel Leipzig City Centre
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- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
- Multilingual staff
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... Breton) word for salt (cf. 'salann' in Irish). The name of the river Saale also contains the Germanic root for salt, and salt-harvesting has taken place in Halle at least since the Bronze Age (2300-600 BC)."""" I met by Alexandra my host in a Fiat 500, beaten up and scraped all over and am shown around town The River, The university, the castle, the prison, handles birthplace, the tower and when we park up we go on foot through the old town. The tram goes right through the centre ...
... there was an audio guide in English and we discovered the castle dated back to about the 14 century and such characters as One Eyed William and Bearded George all played a part in the castle's long and sometimes troubled history. There were torture chambers, towers and a creepy damp cellars (with a ghost!) Restoration work on the castle only started around the time of the reunification of Germany which seems to ...
... 500 prisoners, there were approximately 300 escape attempts and 31 prisoners made it 'home' and usually sent a cheeky postcard to the camp commandant and sometimes left an equally cheeky message as they left saying such things as 'I can't stand the COLD anymore in Colditz- auf Wiedersehen! The escape museum contained amazing items made from scrapes such as a sewing machine which the German's permitted to make theatre costumes but the prisoners used 'out of hours' ...
... Lots of information (all forgotten now) and a good interactive section where you could listen to his music and amplify the different instruments as they played their bit of the composition. Very clever man and he wrote a lot of music.
Also home to Richard Wagner, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, the Gewandhaus Orchestra, the St Thomas Boys Choir and many many more notable composers and musicians.
Unfortunately, my first blog didn't go as planned. I truly apologize for never posting, but what can I say... Well I guess I was having just too much fun. However, plans are evolving to once again visit Germany this upcoming winter. There may even be another shorter trip along the way on this possible vacation, too. Thanks again for reading the rare post that were written, and until next ...