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... and numbing So we dashed round the edge Snuck in the side door And climbed up stair cases To the very top floor The opera house grand Both inside and out And the voices of singers Bellowed boldly about We thought by this stage In our lives we would be Mature and cultured No longer silly and free But the German subtitles, Seemed give nothing away And at the end of it all They all died on that day Well we thought they had died But ...
... was a quick drive tour around the city to orientate us a bit. It got totally dark by 4:45pm and was a bit rainy so I'm looking forward to exploring properly tomorrow! We've had a quick drink at the rooftop bar, and when I braved the freezing outside to see the view, I had an unintended perfect look into a man's apartment across the road from us. He had a very straightforward modern German apartment, just his lounge lamp was ...
That afternoon we
visited the Konigstein Fortress, this again is another wonderful feet of
engineering and a very interesting place to explore.
Our accommodation in
Dresden was at the A&O Hotel, this is a basic but excellent value hotel
that appeared to cater to all age groups regardless and was again in the city
and a very good base from which to explore the city on foot.
As our job/ course finished, we decided to head south for the winter to spend time with friends and family down there, before that though, I decided to visit someone from a previous job in Dresden.
Dresden is another historical place but even now it has its very modern parts (some very artistic areas too, and an outdoor gear store where you can test ...
... displayed in their stark simplicity. All these portraits were moving and powerful, none more so than the faces of three poor mites who were killed before they were even ten years old.
Whilst the precise mechanisms of murder might not have been widely known, there was no real secret as to what was happening. The T4 centres were mostly in or near towns or villages, where the grey buses transporting the patients were openly seen. Smoke was seen emanating from chimneys: at ...