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... had been the location for the filming of the "Grand Old Budapest Hotel" movie, in which an old department store had been refurbished and renovated for the film. I think they now plan on turning it back into a department store. David was pretty chuffed as he loved this movie, so we set off to find the building. First we sat and enjoyed a yummy German sausage and some cherries that we bought at a local market. The buildings in town were about as cute ...
GÖRLITZ or ZGORZELEC?
All depends on what side of the Nysa Luzycka river you are on. You could be in either Germany or in Poland.
So just to be sure we covered all of this quaint old town by crossing the footbridge and taking some pictures on each side.
Part of the reason for this trek to this side of Germany was to see if we could gather some ...
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Cut my day a bit short yesterday, because of bad weather. Stopped just short of Goerliz.
120 km, through wet and slippery bikeways, crossing the "Saxon Schweiz", very challenging!
It is 6am now, will have breakfast, the weather looks good, will leave towards Wroclaw Poland, was formerly under German rule called "Breslau ...
... were even explanation cards in English for those non-German speakers.
Onwards and upwards to the top, where there are extensive ruins of a monastery and castle built in 1366. It is a ruin, having been destroyed by lightning in the 1500s but several areas are in very good repair, eg the priest’s rooms, the tower and the mortuary .
The remains of the Gothic church are impressive and ...
... we’ve stayed in contact, this was the first time we’d met since then and what a grand reunion it was. We had a lot of catching up to do and fortunately their English is really good as we have virtually no German apart from greetings.
Clara is now 13 and learning English at school so we were able to talk to her as well – what a lovely young lady she has become. She delighted us with her reading of her notes ...