Parkhotel Bad Schmiedeberg
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Now I know you have all been waiting in anticipation for the next instalment. A lack of time then no wifi in Berlin (well there was wifi but 3 euros an hour!) meant this had to wait until we got home.
As we were leaving Torgau at 8 am breakfast was early again. Did a few laps of the sun deck with the other walkers (there weren't many of us) admiring the scenery as it gradually got warmer. Declined the chance to watch a movie about the European ...
Today was spent in Leipzig- formally a part of communist East Germany. We had (fancy) coffee at the Zum Arabischen Coffe Baum, a coffee house with a coffee museum. We also visited the Thomaskirche, a church where Martin Luther preached and where Johann Sebastian Bach was choirmaster and is now buried (his original burial place was destroyed in ...
... is wrong... it said number 0 but there are no 0 addresses in Germany. We wander for a few minutes wondering, trying to call the apartment owner who isn't picking up when a lady comes to us to tell us she will give us the keys and take us to the apartment which we are standing just up the road from... the lady speaks German only and keeps talking to us like we understand her. We get the jist of most of what she says from her hand gestures and pointing. The ...
This morning we got up early and caught a train to Leipzig where we were planning on spending three days. When we got here we were not overly impressed at how tourist friendly the city was....or that the internet is 6 euros per day. We did go to the Schumann house where Robert and Clara lived for the first 4 years of their marriage and heard a concert ...
... guide as hugely knowledgeable about the castle and a lot of the prisoners held there including the first British soldier to escape, Airey Neave. He went on to become an MP and was murdered by the IRA.
More info on the castle here - http://www.schloss-colditz.com/
On leaving the castle I headed back down the steep & windy cobbled...you get the message...
Yup, took the very same wrong turning......there's a lesson there I think!!!
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