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The signature landmark of Dresden is the Frauenkirche, the Church of Our Lady. It is one of the most talked about German buildings in the recent past.
In World War II, air-raids wiped out Dresden, destroying many historic buildings and churches. Among them was the Frauenkirche, which collapsed into a 42 feet high pile of rubble; the ruins were left untouched for 40 years, a reminder of the destructive powers of war.
Dresden was on our way to Prague so we thought we would look at the old city, and the church they had to rebuild after the serious bombing during the war. We had a walk around, saw some great historic buildings and had a beer. It was a lovely city but me and Roy were both hot now, so we pushed on to Prague to find a hotel.
We thought about camping but wanted easy down time.
... 8220;look” at the porcelain factory behind windows – yuk – and go through a sort of museum. The show room has lots for sale – dinner-sets and figurines etc but all out of my price range. Real nice stuff though.
Not a trusting society at the beer gardens. You have to pay a deposit for your glass – 2 Euro. Guess too many were walking.
The ice-creams and fattening desserts are getting bigger as ...
Visited a very large shopping centre - the Altmarkt Galleria to purchase a map for our next segment. The two brand new maps that we purchased in Berlin for our bike ride from Berlin to Dresden are pristine as they were not used. For sale - 2 German bike maps - cost €16, make an offer! Bugger!
Annette tried to purchase some material so went up to the Info Desk and described what she was looking ...
... SURPRISE!, I'm not very comfortable with old men in their underwear walking through the kitchen where I am sitting and singing/whistling), and then suddenly he's asking me in German if I know where his wife put his pants. Like... NO! No I DON'T know where your wife put your pants!!! hahaha, maybe YOU put them somewhere! (that is another thing, the gender roles are kind of still followed pretty strictly, like... the woman does the wash and the cooking and such. Like... the first ...