Daily Archives: October 6, 2013

Euro Trip: Ceske Budejovice Day 2

We figure on relaxing today. Our initial plan is to go for a run early on, but we don’t even manage that. I stroll to the supermarket: again, the town seems dead. Lots of really nice buildings and streets, but … Continue reading

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Euro Trip: Ceske Budejovice Day 1

And so today we arrived in the Czech Republic, South Bohemia specifically. Most of today was spent in Dresden. We started off slow and relaxed, Rhonda hunted breakfast from the supermarket while I took care of some travel business. We … Continue reading

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Dresden Day 2

Our second day in Dresden we sleep late(ish). Rhonda leads me on a run down by the river. The day is sunny and crisp, the path is smooth and the Germans use it very logically, everyone walks/runs/cycles on the right … Continue reading

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Euro Trip – Dresden Day 1

We arrange to leave our stuff at the station in Dresden and explore town, as we’re unable to check-in to our apartment until after 2. Dresden is a harsher city than Leipzig or Wiemar, it’s a bit of a shock … Continue reading

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Euro Trip – Leipzig Day 3

A long day of museums today. We blast through the museum of modern art, which has some really good 20th century German material (including a lot by Leiberman and the local boy Max Klinger, who we first discovered at the … Continue reading

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Euro Trip – Leipzig Day 2

Another day for a run, again through the cold crisp park. It’s Monday so most museums are closed, other than the Stasi Museum – the old Stasi headquarters, with some of the rooms preserved as they were. The exhibits are … Continue reading

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Leipzig Day 1

The train trip to Leipzig is quick, but we arrive to find that we can’t check in to our hotel for two hours. We leave our bags and go for a walk through an amazing old town, one of the … Continue reading

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Weimar Day 2

A quiet start to the day. We go for a run through the park, I manage my first 30m run without knee pain in a long time. Back to the hostel for a decent breakfast and the offer of a … Continue reading

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Weimar Day 1

Leaving Berlin for the small historicc town of Weimar. The train ride isn’t the most pleasant – we spend the first 15 minutes or so trying to find a seat, pushing down the aisle with our great big suitcases past … Continue reading

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