Dreaming of Dresden’s Royal Days September 26th 2011 Dresden was known as the ‘Florence on the Elbe (river)’ or the 'Jewel Box', because of its baroque and rococo city centre until the beautiful city was bombed in World War II, killing thousands of civillians.
Now mostly rebuilt, Altstadt (Old Town) and Neustadt (New Town) are split by the Elbe River and these days Dresden is home to many museums, beautiful old churches (like most of ... read more
Europe » Germany » Saxony » Dresden As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
I am a 27 year old sun loving Aussie that traded in my job as a Events Executive in a Sydney hotel to work at an English kids summer camp, then travel around Europe! I left home on 21 Jun 2011 and have so far cancelled my first flight home - there is so much to see and do, and when I have the opportunity to walk away from normal life to adventure, well I plan to make the most of it (until I'm too home-sick or broke that is)!
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