- Brühl’s Terrace, Dresden The 18th- and 19th-century cultural landscape of Dresden Elbe Valley extends some 18 km along the river from Übigau Palace and Ostragehege fields in the north-west to the Pillnitz Palace and the Elbe River Island in the south-east. It features Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Golden HorsemanThe Golden Horseman (Goldener Reiter) is a statue of the Saxon Elector and Polish king, August the Strong, which is on the Neustädter market in Dresden between Augustus Bridge and the main road. It is considered the most famous monument Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Japanese Palace, DresdenThe Japanisches Palais (English: Japanese Palace) is a Baroque building in Dresden, Germany, on the Neustadt bank of the river Elbe. Built in 1715, it was extended from 1729 until 1731 to store the Japanese porcelain collection of Augustus the Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Erich Kästner Statue, Albert Square One of the Hungarian artists, Mátyás Varga, created in 1999 a bronze figure which was a tribute to Erich Kästner as a little boy on the wall of the Villa Augustin, which today is the Erich Kästner Museum. In his Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Dresdner Molkerei Gebrüder Pfund (Cheese Factory)Pfund's Dairy is the most beautiful dairy shop in the world and was recorded in the 1998 Guinness Book of Records. It has its headquarters in Bautzen Road 79 in Dresden and is one of the tourist attractions of Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- The history and the career of the Altenburger SenffabrikEarlier
Altenburger Senf was re-founded in 1992 by the present owner, Charles Jungbeck. They started with three members of staff. It was time for a fresh start. It exclusively produced medium hot and spicy mustard varieties.
Since it was an actual sta Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Leonhardi MuseumThe Leonhard Museum is located in the former Hentschelmühle ("Rothe Blackbird") in the Dresden district Loschwitz . The museum is named after the founder of the museum, the late Romantic landscape painter Eduard Leonhardi named (1828-1905).
Already in th Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Dresden Funicular Railway The Dresden Funicular Railway (German: Standseilbahn Dresden) is a funicular in Dresden, Germany, connecting the districts of Loschwitz, near the "Blue Wonder" bridge, and Weisser Hirsch. The railway was opened on October 26, 1895, and was run by a steam Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- 'Blue Wonder' BridgeBlue Wonder (German: Blaues Wunder) is the commonly used name for the Loschwitz Bridge (Loschwitzer Brücke), a cantilever truss bridge over the Elbe river in the Saxon capital of Dresden, Germany. It connects the city districts of Blasewitz and Loschwitz, Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Augustus Bridge and Dresden Old Town (Altstadt)The Augustus Bridge is the oldest bridge in the city of Dresden, in the state Saxony in Germany. It was built between 1907 and 1910. Crossing the river Elbe, the road bridge connects the inner new city ( Innere Neustadt Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Eckberg Castle, (Schloss)View of the Elbe
Schloss Eckberg is one of the three river Elbe castles and is located on the right banks of the Elbe in Dresden , about 3 km up river from the city center. West of Schloss Eckberg is Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Lingner Castle, (schloss)Villa Stockhausen (Lingnerschloss)
The Lingnerschloss, actually Villa Stockhausen, is geographically in the middle of the three river Elbe castles in Dresden . At a central site of the former Dresden Elbe Valley World Heritage Site, offers its terrace wi Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Albrecht Castle Mountain
The Albrecht Berg Castle, also called Albrecht castle, is one of the three river Elbe on the right bank of the Elbe in Dresden .
It was 1850-1854 by Adolf Lohse built for the Prussian Prince Albrecht , the youngest brother Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Yenidze buildingYenidze is the name of a former cigarette factory building in Dresden, Germany. It was built between 1907 and 1909 and is used today as an office building. It is notable for its Orientalizing exterior design which borrows design elements Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Zwinger BuildingThe Zwinger (Der Dresdner Zwinger) is a palace in Dresden, eastern Germany, built in Rococo style and designed by court architect Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann. It served as the orangery, exhibition gallery and festival arena of the Dresden Court.
The locat Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- DresdenWe went into Dresden city and decided to do a Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tour, (Stadtrundfahrt) to get a better sense of Dresden. It was truly mind blowing. The following info is from Wikipedia mainly which explains everything but Posted by gilbir in Looking far | Sep 7, 2013
- Würzburg --> Hamburg Posted by Andreas_Lisa in Andreas&Lisa Sweden 2013/14 | Sep 1, 2013
- HamburgThe decision to come to Hamburg was motivated by cheap Ryanair flights.
We spent our time in Germany's second largest city doing some sightseeing, sheltering from the weather and preparing for the next part of the trip, Portugal!
[img=http://photo Posted by joachim_d in Unemployed and Homeless | Sep 4, 2013
Germany has been on our bucket list for some time now and 2013 will be the year we check it off. So with that said...let the planning begin.
First step, decide Posted by Z's en_route in Guten Tag | Sep 4, 2013
- Berlin Part 2After see the main center, many historical sites and memorials the rest of our time in Berlin was spent exploring the new and alternative sides to Berlin.
The area that we were staying in, Friedrichshain, was previously in the east Posted by joachim_d in Unemployed and Homeless | Sep 3, 2013
- Berlin Part 1I'm going to write about Berlin in two parts. It is kind of fitting because Berlin is a place of twos:
East and West.
Before the war and after the war.
World War and Cold War.
Capitalists and communists.
Businesses and artists.
As Posted by joachim_d in Unemployed and Homeless | Sep 3, 2013
- braubach to koln (via koblenz + bonn)saturday: we had a day of doing nothing at all yesterday, rather nice. no moving, no sightseeing,
just stayed around the van, enjoying the warm weather.
walked into the village mid-aft. to get some bread, otherwise nada.
c watched the boats Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Aug 31, 2013
- All Roads Lead To...: Berlin ZooAfter a long day and night of travel, we arrived in Berlin at 1 in the afternoon. In case you were counting, that was 40+ hours of wakefulness, plus a 6-hour delay, and an 8-hour international flight of intermittent sleep Posted by cgplatt in My Never Ending Journey | Aug 28, 2013
- bacharach to braubach (via kaub)wednesday: p worked all yesterday am, then we had some lunch, and walked to catch the ferry for a little
boat trip up the rhine; to oberwesel.
bought our tickets, waited for a short time, the boats all seem to run a Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Aug 28, 2013
- weisbaden to bacharach (via bingen)monday: another rain day yesterday! hardly went outside : (
p worked, c pottered, route planned etc., we updated our budget spreadsheet, had tea, watched
a (bad) film, then bed.
never managed to get into weisbaden, or over to mainz....which was disappo Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Aug 26, 2013