Travel Blogs from Kurort Oberwiesenthal
... descent before. I had my brakes on the whole way down, and we only averaged 22 kph for a very long and steep descent. I could not see through my sunglasses so had to rely on poor normal vision. Not a good combo in a thunderstorm. I've never been so happy to safely reach a town and see Sue and Annabelle :) But in hindsight there is only one word for the ride - EPIC !!!! Dinner was whatever was in the cupboard and we enjoyed games and drinks as the washing was ...
Since last night I am in Dresden.
In the last blog, I mentioned, having arrived in Zwickau, but not how.
I struggled a bit to find the right road out of Bayreuth, but once the city is away, the problem is forgotten, or say better solved. In Bindlach, a smaller place, I stopped at a bike shop , to get an extra drink holder, plus a spare tyre, as the profile of the back one is not looking great. I am told, this special one should last for up to 10000 km, I am happy with ...
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!
... town and lots of restaurant line the bank .
The weather was bitter and David and I bought jackets , instead of wearing our jacket liners . We looked so bad in them , but look more respectable now . The weather has been cold and most days have ridden with out liners in
Back to the restaurants , they look after you , energy chair had a blanket for your knees , if you still look cold the staff will bring another for your shoulders .
We have every ...
... designer label! The whole town was spotlessly beautiful and gleamed. We were only there for two hours so we wandered the streets for a little while, had lunch, and peeked inside one of the expensive hotel lobbys. It was a nice break from the long drive. After lunch we piled back on the bus for 3 more hours to Nuremberg. Finally at 4:35 we got to walk on to our river boat. What a difference from ocean liners! We literally stepped right onto the ...