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... and numbing So we dashed round the edge Snuck in the side door And climbed up stair cases To the very top floor The opera house grand Both inside and out And the voices of singers Bellowed boldly about We thought by this stage In our lives we would be Mature and cultured No longer silly and free But the German subtitles, Seemed give nothing away And at the end of it all They all died on that day Well we thought they had died But ...
... was a quick drive tour around the city to orientate us a bit. It got totally dark by 4:45pm and was a bit rainy so I'm looking forward to exploring properly tomorrow! We've had a quick drink at the rooftop bar, and when I braved the freezing outside to see the view, I had an unintended perfect look into a man's apartment across the road from us. He had a very straightforward modern German apartment, just his lounge lamp was ...
That afternoon we
visited the Konigstein Fortress, this again is another wonderful feet of
engineering and a very interesting place to explore.
Our accommodation in
Dresden was at the A&O Hotel, this is a basic but excellent value hotel
that appeared to cater to all age groups regardless and was again in the city
and a very good base from which to explore the city on foot.
I got up at 7.10am, showered, dressed and then went downstairs for breakfast. It was much quieter today, after eating i went back up to the room, got ready for the day, then packed bags, updated and then went downstairs. I put my bags on the coach, got on and we left Berlin soon afterwards.
For the first part of the trip i did some reading and then we did some tour intros. We soon got ...
... the crashing break of the storm hitting Dresden. Hurricane Xaviar seemed so completely out of place on a day that had, for the most part, been our sunniest in Dresden. It was, however, the most well suited backing track to the news we would soon find out from a Facebook status, news of Nelson Mandela's death. The three of us spent a few moments in respectful and nostalgic silence and I was struck by the though that perhaps apart of my friendship with Lisa ...