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I have now made my way south and am in Dresden. Well Radebeul to be more correct but still its just outside of Dresden and I have been into the city a couple times already.

It is such an amazing city. The whole place was basically flatten in 1945 just before the end of the war. They have rebuilt so much of the old town and buildings and it looks simply amazing. The old church - Frauenkirche - which has just finished being reconstructed is such an amazing structure and means so much to the people. The - Zwinger - is also amazing I think I like it the best. I got some photo's today but the clouds were out so my pictures don't do the place justice. The whole Altstadt area is just great so many old building all packed together make it just a great sight.

I am staying with family down here too and its great once again. They speak english and what works out to be my 3rd cousins are my age and younger. The one that picked me up from the trainstation speaks english perfectly and she is headed for Leipzig on Friday aswell so I am tagging along with her and now also have a place to sleep in Leipzig. Should be a great weekend!

The net connection here is good so I should get some pictures up tomorrow!

nine comments:

Hey Toohey just been read through your lot and took a look at the videos, ima so jealous man :) Keep up the details it is a good read.
t21dan (Email) - 28 04 06 - 00:43

Oh ho ho mr t21dan good to hear from you :) Indeed I must say I am glad you’re jealous. I hope your having fun at work :P
[Toohey] (Email) - 28 04 06 - 03:47

I hope you freeze your ass off. :-)
Ronny (Email) - 28 04 06 - 09:35

heh I wasn’t gonna mention work, just so you didnt have any ill thoughts on your awesome adventure :) but now that you have opened the door….

Seriously though, we are all cheering you on at the borg, adrian misses you the most hahaha
t21dan (Email) - 28 04 06 - 10:12

You wouldn’t believe all the work we are getting done since his gone.
Ronny - 28 04 06 - 18:29

Hah. The weather is getting better everyday and I am sure I could believe the amount of work being done :-P As for the Borg I never knew there was a team with that name :) and nice to know someone misses me. I email scary a while back but he never replied.
[Toohey] (Email) - 28 04 06 - 18:46

lol no ‘the borg’ is iiNet, maybe i’m showing my age to old school for ya :) When we started taking over all those ISPs we got that nickname :)
t21dan (Email) - 28 04 06 - 21:17

Yeah I know that. Although we kind of lost that when we went ii and I didn’t think the whole place was cheering me on :P Hence maybe I thought a new team name was more likely.
[Toohey] (Email) - 28 04 06 - 22:36

hmmmm yes i see… so seen any dresden dolls benjamin?
Ryan - 01 05 06 - 21:11

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