Travel Blogs from Leipzig
Sunday March 14th, Leipzig and Halle
The Pentahotel offers an excellent buffet breakfast and, after stuffing our faces with eggs, bacon, croissants and so on, we gathered in the overcast and drizzle on the front lawn of the hotel to meet our local guides. This was to be a walking tour of central Leipzig and our first stop was the famous …
The week began by doing another load of laundry as the washing machine is rather small. There was a light rain off and on throughout the day, so I stayed at home, relaxed and had dinner here. I also received an e-mail by the person caring for my property that there was an issue with my front porch light. Since it was off, he changed the bulb but that didn't fix the problem. It is on an automatic timer and I had an issue with it once before, so he simply replaced it. In the evening ...
... that in Bautzen they wanted a signed copy of my rental contract. I e-mailed the landlord and asked him if he would e-mail me one.
On Friday morning, I searched the internet for the location of some nearby internet cafes so that I could print a copy of the rental contract. I had the addresses of 3
different internet cafes that were fairly near my apartment. I would need to go
there to print a copy of the e-mail. The first place that I went to
Not a whole lot happened today. Most museums closed, so I spent lots of time in bookstores and poking around. I did go to the Stasi-Museum, which was interesting and not what I expected. It was very grass-roots, including hand-lettered signs on cardboard. Again, part of the unequivocally critical take on the ...
A full day today! First I went to the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig! and I was blown away! What a terrific museum. I spent all my time in the "Moderne Zeiten" part of the exhibit, which covered about the last two hundred years of Leipzig's history. The information about the "peaceful revolution" (the protest demonstrations in Leipzig that started the end of the GDR in fall 1989) we're really moving. Next: ...
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