The Westin Bellevue Dresden
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I enjoyed a very un-Canadian Canada day long weekend. -Traveled to Germany, -painted a German flag on my face for the game -watched the Germans defeat Algeria to advance to the quarter final, in a sport most Canadians couldn't care less about -ate lots of German chocolate! -walked around a beautiful, rebuilt Germany city, -went to a BBQ with Damaris and her friends from their church group -celebrated The Lord's communion, in German. -cruised the ...
... we were there was exactly the period. So we decided we will spend the first half of the day on Sunday there before heading back. Once we were there, we realised it was huge! An entire field of stalls and indoors there are two exhibition halls filled with stalls! We spent 4 -5 hours just shopping the flea market stalls and we were really satisfied with our spoils! Highly recommended flea market.
This city exploration consisted mostly of looking at churches and museums. I'm not religious, but churches have always amazed me. I enjoy sitting in the enormous space silently and respecting. I visited Die Frauen Kirche, DreiKoenigs Kirche, Cathederal of Holy Trinity and the KreuzKirche. The ...
... to navigate myself through the city. I ended up seeing a lot more that way anyway. All the little allies of stores, restaurant quartyards and hidden statues and water fountains. What amazed me most about these buildings was the history behind them. Many of them were rebuilt too times from being burned down in the 19th century and once ...
... peeling paint, but by and large most properties seemed ship shape. However, my trusty guide book is entirely correct when it describes Terezin as "down at heel". This is the most abject habitation I have ever come across. It might have been unseasonably raw and cold, but there was absolutely nobody here. It was weirdly deserted. We met two men unloading building materials and one family out for a desultory walk, but that was it. Oh, and there were also a number of ...
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