Steigenberger Hotel de Saxe
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Had time to sit in the sun as we were sailing for almost 5 hours to Torgau. Witnessed something I have never ever seen before on our holidays - Colin sitting still! Think at one stage he was in the chair for almost 30 minutes before taking another photograph.
This afternoon's activities included a talk about Martin Luther and the Reformation, probably very interesting but we are on holiday so decided to give this a miss. The other talk seemed ...
... translated for us as they were written in German, essentially just bragging about how amazing the Russians were and tooting their own horn. There was a massive statue at the end which was pretty impressive, when I says massive, this thing was huge! Was a Russian solider carrying a baby in one hand, a sword in the other and standing on a broken nazi swastika. Next stop was the Berlin ...
... most of the view as we headed to Bad Schandau. This was supposed to be the most picturesque part of the journey - typical today was the worst day weather wise.
We crossed the Czech/German border at lunch time, and for several kilometres one half of the ship was in one country and the other half in the other. To mark the occasion they laid on a German food market, ...
... saying hallo to everyone we rode past, and stopping every 5-10kms or so to have a checking map/drink/chocolate break.
Today was also the first day or our accent over the mountains which divide Germany and the Czech Republic. The hills began about 2 hours into our journey and became steeper and steeper. I can't believe how much more difficult it is to ride up hills with weight. I know it sounds really obvious, but I have never felt like my knees were going to pop out of ...
... Chef: Just Desserts instead.
I went over and we had Kartoffeln(potatoes) und Spinat(spinach) und ich hatte Gemüse (and I had vegetables (Möhre, Maiz, Blumenkohl und Erbsen (carrots, corn, cauliflower and peas))) und Pudding.
I then came back for two hours or so and watched some more Just Desserts and such; got to chat with my sister, which was really cool :-). I walked back and Tim's grandpa and I were off; he had a massage ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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- Pets allowed