Travel Blogs from Joehstadt
Schwarzwassertal (Kühnhaide) - Reitzenhain - Hirtstein - wilder Grenzübergang - Prisenicne (dam bank) - Cerny Potok - Jöhstadt
32 km up 2138m, down 2128m acc. to Garmin
cold and windy
ice storm on the way up to the Hirtstein, our endurance rewarded with a delicious soup and a warm oven at the Hirtsteinbaude
czeck part untracked
... Gardena - sadly it was 9 km ! It was stunning scenery which I tried to appreciate but in truth I was stuffed. So it was a grind up the climb, but is made it. Then the massive storm hit - it thundered down in sheets of wind-driven rain which quickly turned the road into a river. We waited it out for a while and thought it had cleared so set off on our 11 km descent. Then the heavens opened again!! I have never been so cold and wet and unable to see on ...
... there is still a very noticeable one, despite 25 years have passed sine!
Factories, large and smaller ones are unused, windows smashed, lots of houses with broken facades, and so on... When arriving in Zwickau, there were compare to before, hardly any people around, and Zwickau is not a little village.
The struggle to find a place to sleep, the empty streets and the starting rain, did not help my moral.
The next morning things looked a bit rosier again, I ...
I am in Zwickau, 40 km west of Chemnitz.
Will leave veery soon towards Dresden, a good 100 km distance.
Plan to have a day rest in Dresden, if everything works out.
Talk about yesterday and what will happen today from Dresden.
(Isaac and Sebastian,your cards will be coming!
After being crowned with the title of being last down for breakfast (not for the last time I'm sure) we then proceeded to enjoy the last few moments of the hotel pool table, before frantically throwing the scattered clothing and other miscellaneous items scattered around the room over the course of the last few days in our suitcases, to gather downstairs ready to depart for Dresden. The ...