Travel Blogs from Altenberg
... proceeded to the ruins of Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), a church with baroque architecture. Near to the church is the Fürstenzug, a large mural of the rulers of Saxony. The mural was etched on a long structure and the build-up of the mural made it look very impressive. After the highlights of Dresden was a coach ride all the way to the capital of Germany, Berlin.
... then we went to a place where they make really good authentic Saxony goods (Kuchen(cake), Keks(cookies), Eis(ice cream), Pie) and had a piece of Kuchen. It was really good (but it was kind of weird having a warmish slice of cheesecake... but good nonetheless)
I think Toralf could spend 50€ easily on me on each trip. He kept asking me if I wanted more things to eat (another bowl of soup? you can have two three four pieces of cake, however many ...
... Fürstenzug), the largest porcelain mural in the world, depicting a parade of Saxonian princes and dukes to commemorate the 1000-year long reign of the Wettin dynasty. Yenidze - the former cigarette factory...now a restuarant ?!?! Of course the Elbe River that runs through the city and the Blue Wonder that is the commonly used name for the Loschwitz Bridge that crosses the river.
Now Saturday night was a ...
Deutscheinsiedel - Muisek - Nova Ves Horach - Lesna - Rudolice - Kalek - Niederschatzung - Kriegwald - Schwarzwassertal
28km up 2500m, down 2526m acc. to Garmin
no wind, afternoon cloudy, very good snow conditions
czeck part untracked and partially no or unclear directions
Great ski-track infrastructure. Due to the excellent weather many weekenders on the track.
Altenberg - Georgenfelder Hochmoor - Bahndamm Holzhau, Deutsch-Georgenthal - Cesky Jiretin - Deutscheinsiedel
Total of 39.2 km, up 2335m, down 2393m acc. to Garmin