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Once again it was time to hit the road for some more European road trip adventures. This time I would be exploring on my own, a daunting but exciting thought. I collected my (petrol) VW Golf from the train station and plugged in the little town of Turnov in the north of Czech Republic as my first destination. I wound my way up through the Czech country side, stopping in Turnov for some lunch ...
It took about 20 minutes to get our car, a small Nissan SUV. We had asked if this car had a big boot (trunk), and the Avis rep said it did, but it's not that much larger than the trunk in our little Volvo, but big enough.
Back to the hotel, and had to negotiate to get a spot in the front, but did it. Grabbed our bags, loaded the car and checked out. Mark drove out of Berlin, with the help of the GPS. The GPS on this car is ...
... us into the town via Poland first - that was pretty cool approaching the bridge in Poland, then crossing the bridge bringing us into Germany on the other side!
We checked in to our attic room in the lovely old Meridean Hotel, unpacked and settled then headed out for some sightseeing. I'm so glad we came to this town; it's really nice and I agree with what I read on the internet somewhere, that it's a hidden gem! I also happened to read ...
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 ...