The Westin Leipzig
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... by the whole sense of history. And then there's the music; it's everywhere. There are concerts going on all the time. Tonight we are listening to the world famous St Thomas' Boys Choir singing in St Thomas' church where Bach used to be the choirmaster. Yesterday we finally got to Chris' "must see" for the trip, Colditz Castle. It was exactly as we'd seen it in all those old movies, except now it has been painted white. The Germans had ...
Sun Jun 21
-we decided to head to Leipsig today to c some museums n the home of Bach. We wanted to get an early start but got going a tad later than hoped
-on the way we r stopping at Bastei which has a series of rock bridges built into the craggy promontories on the cliffs. We made it there before the 10am rush of tour buses n it was stunning.
We explored n ...
... or activity on Sundays. In a smaller city like Leipzig this makes everything rather quiet. It strikes me as somewhat of a student town. I'm in no rush to get to Munich tomorrow so I might do a bit of an explore before I leave.
When I say explore, I really mean go back to the video game store which had lots of retro consoles in the windows. They had a Philips CD-i. No one had a Philips CD-i.
... about the music or venue, I can do that stuff back home. I don't really find anything valuable in those experiences. I'm here to learn, and I don't find you learn much at the bottom of a bottle. Or several bottles.
At the moment, all of my focus is on one week from now when someone very special will be joining me in Budapest to travel through Croatia. This is all I've looked forward to for the last seven or eight weeks. The time together is ...
... city would be this way – not much foliage, and a lot of hustle and bustle.
Of course, this turned out to be far from the truth. I had set out to find the first site on my list, Tomaskirche (St. Thomas Church), and on my way, I passed right behind the big street that my hostel was on. As it turns out, the town center is right behind that street. One hundred feet from the main street, the scenery changes drastically as it transitions into ...