Hotel Reichenbacher Hof
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... in such a hurry in Gorlitz. The first ice-cream isn't great so we bought the 2nd one. Both are just 1 euro each. The towers are pretty and the city is romantic (of course I wasn't feeling romantic). Overall, Bautzen was a nice surprise. Originally I planned to stay a night in Gorlitz but after checking that the walk from the station to the hotel was such a distance, I stayed an extra night in Dresden. Good that Motel 1 in Dresden was nice :)
After the hustle and bustle of a series of cities, plus the confrontational nature of Nazi/ Hitler/Holocaust etc, it was so nice to escape to a small town on the Elbe River. Having said that, I must admit I was impressed with the way Germany does not dilute or avoid mentioning the horrors of the past. There is no elephant in the corner of the room! This beautiful National Park is very close to the border with the Czech Republic. After a pleasant train journey ...
... more than in the UK
Marksberg castle just outside Koblenz is 800 years old and has never been conquered or destroyed. It is therefore a rare example of a complete medieval castle with all its original features. It is quite a walk up to the castle over uneven ground so good walking shoes are required. Inside there are multiple rooms showing how people lived in the middle ages with a kitchen, bedroom, dining room, wine cellar and even a torture room. As usual the guide who took ...
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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 ...
We've started our blog with a little tour limerick: An orchestra of seventy-nine, Travelling through Germany in rain and shine, Mr Kirkwood conducting Percy Grainger, Mr Roper, Coleridge-Taylor; Getting a standing ovation (applause!) so it must have been fine! Having a great week, had a lovely time in Dresden yesterday evening, looking forward to the final ...