Radisson Blu Gewandhaus Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dresden
... was a 5 minute walk from the hotel and we traveled the 8 minutes to the Zoo train station. From there, we took a train to the hauptbahnhof dot our train to Dresden.
The train was almost 1/2 hour late and it was pretty crowded. But we had seat reservations so we were okay. It was an uneventful ride to Dresden.
After we arrived at the Dresden hauptbahnhof around 12:45 we figured out where our hotel was located. It was about a 15 minute walk and ...
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 ...
... my yoga breathing that helped me win!
The rest of our time in Dresden we walked around the big city parks, more of the Neustadt and tried a few more beer gardens! We found a great one right on the Elbe River called Fahrgarten, where the barbequed meats being grilled on big coal fires behind the bar and evening views forced us to linger on for quite some time! We had a pizza picnic in the Neustadt’s Alaunaplatz and some delicious soft serve ice creams ...
... berries on them. They are actually just horses, cows and sheep. All the red roof topped villages are so dense and sliced right off at the edges. Barely any houses leak into the countryside. And once in a while we see some old churches or even castles up on a hill.
Now I sit next to my hotel window and look out at the Shauspielhaus and the Zwinger with a hot air balloon above.
... was an armed camp: thousands of German troops, tanks and artillery and miles of freight cars loaded with supplies supporting and transporting German logistics towards the east to meet the Russians."
From Feb 13-15, 1945, the inner city of Dresden was largely destroyed by 722 RAF and 527 USAAF bombers that dropped 2431 tons of high explosive bombs, and 1475.9 tons of incendiaries. The high explosive bombs damaged buildings and exposed ...
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