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... at work And meat roasting spits Live entertainment And made to wear kits The fair maiden, I Tried my archery skills If the target were game I'd have bulls eyed two kills All other markets Just seemed not compare But were still fun to visit In the cool Christmas air ~ Now when we think diary, Or at least kiwis do, We think lollies and ice blocks And Indians too Well we found a dairy Pfund's, true to its name Selling cheeses and milks In ...
... that followed. An estimated 35,000-135,000 people were killed, with the figures so broad due to the unknown thousands of refugees in the town fleeing the Russian advance that were also killed. It's a very controversial element of the war as the town had no economic, strategic, or resource worth and was full only of civilians. It took two weeks to openly cremate all of the victims. Horrific. The town is now very beautiful, with ...
... buildings and quite a few new ones as well which
have been built since the unification, we spent our time exploring the city and
the obligatory Christmas markets whilst making time to support each other
during this sad period.
A highlight of the trip
so far was visiting the beautiful Bastei Bridge which is located a short drive
from Dresden. The engineering feet to
build this bridge ...
... of the significant parts of the history of Dresden, is that is was heavily bombed by allied forces during WW-II, including a devastating fire bombing which occurred between 13 and 15 February 1945. The civilian population suffered devastating losses during that time, and the morality of these raids has been questioned, a subject which is still being debated. One interesting bit of trivia is that Dresden is a sister-city of Coventry, which was ...
... substantial and looming castle walls and found our way into another part of the castle itself. We joined a lunch queue and had a nice coffee and cake in what we later found out to be the Landsratamt, but nobody seemed to mind.
We spent the afternoon and evening in the company of our delightful friend Jess, who is an art student at the highly prestigious art academy in Dresden, one of the most striking buildings in Dresden. A light lunch was followed by a shopping expedition, a ...