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... what kind of tree we had been parked under but the car was covered in an incredibly sticky sap. No doubt made worse from the storm.
We arrived around 12, once again noticing so many turbine windmills along the way. There have been some parts of Europe where we've been amazed at how many there are in a concentrated area.
We missed the turn off into the town as it was closed, and didn't realise we should have taken the one before. So the ...
GÖRLITZ or ZGORZELEC?
All depends on what side of the Nysa Luzycka river you are on. You could be in either Germany or in Poland.
So just to be sure we covered all of this quaint old town by crossing the footbridge and taking some pictures on each side.
Part of the reason for this trek to this side of Germany was to see if we could gather some ...
Only update were I'm now.
Cut my day a bit short yesterday, because of bad weather. Stopped just short of Goerliz.
120 km, through wet and slippery bikeways, crossing the "Saxon Schweiz", very challenging!
It is 6am now, will have breakfast, the weather looks good, will leave towards Wroclaw Poland, was formerly under German rule called "Breslau ...
... before WW2 and survived the bombing there because it was moved back to Zittau. Soviet soldiers then found it & used it to line the cabin of their sauna/bathhouse and when they left it was found by an old man who returned it to the museum. It was then ignored until 1989 and the dissolution of the GDR, when the new director of the museum found all the fragments and pieced them together. The central part was ...
... building housed a large weaving machine, used by members of the family to produce flaxen cloth. They had an ingenious way of insulating the family living above from the weaving machines: apparently the upstairs floor was not connected to the ground floor building and was supported by these arches as a sound insulating system: this was a big flax weaving area and the machines were housed underneath , deafening those living above. What a clever ...