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Ancient Roman Bath at Bath, UK

Bath – City Of Roman Baths, Jane Austen & River Avon

I lived in Marlow Valley, the UK for a work assignment for about 6 months a few years back. The first thing I did on reaching the UK was to buy the lonely planet...

Malgorzata Chodakowska: Sculpting Wine, Things To Do In Dresden

On a warm afternoon, we walked into an idyllic surrounding of a quaint vineyard in Dresden. Pillnitz run by Klaus Zimmerling and his polish artist wife Malgorzata Chodakowska. Vineyards and wine tasting tours are quite...

Spinnerei Leipzig – From Cotton To Culture, Things To Do In Leipzig

Spinnerei or Spinning mills were set up and that brought skilled workers to this area and the area became a living community around these spinning mills. Gradually it became a complete ecosystem with schools...
Dramatic re-creation of Dresden of 1756

Panometer Dresden Germany – Recreating Dresden Of 1756

The word for Dresden is re-creating. The city has been re-created, as it existed before it was bombed during the Second World War. As if they wanted to go even more back in time....

Leipzig Germany – A City That Celebrates Music & Musical Festivals

Leipzig is a small city in the state of Saxony in Germany, less than couple of hours by road from Berlin. It is a city known for its musicians over the ages with museums...

Celebrating Heritage At Liptov Village In Pribylina, Slovakia

Liptov region is a pre-historic region of Slovakia, with known inhabitation since 6th BCE when Slovaks moved here. There are three old castles in this region of Pribylina village. Museum of Liptov Village in Pribylina. A museum...

Bastei Rocks of Saxon Switzerland National Park, Germany

Saxon Switzerland is a hilly area in the south-east of the city of Dresden, bordering the neighboring Czech Republic. Here in the highlands, there are tall sandstone rocks in light ash grey color. Making...

Admiring The Meissen Porcelain – Art & Craft Of Germany

The story behind Meissen Porcelain is like this. They say that the new developments depend on the crazy and irrational and this story will only re-enforce that. Augustus the Strong, the ruler of Saxony...

Walk Around Dresden Old Town, Things To Do In Dresden

The city of Dresden likes to call itself the city of Augustus the Strong – it's most famous king who ruled in early 18th CE. His stories are scattered all around the city even...
Volkswagen Transparent Factory, Dresden

Volkswagen Transparent Factory, Dresden, Germany

Our itinerary said a visit to Volkswagen Transparent factory on the last day. And on the first day, we did see a glass and steel structure from the car. In my mind, it was...

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