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Dresden’s Museum of Military History

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October 14th,  2011 the Museum of Military History has been reopened after 7 years of reconstruction and extension. Both, architecture (see my January post) and exhibition are breathtaking! Related Posts:Ratimir about student life in Dresdencherry jam and The Bloody Chamberwinter 2018 booklistcontemporary art - slaughter house fiveGrandma's Classics: Thüringer Stollen (Thuringian Christmas…Is Dresden the new Scotland?

contemporary art – slaughter house five

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The exhibtion “Slaughterhouse Five” is inspired by and named after a book by Kurt Vonnegut. The story is set in the area of the Ostrale. The site used to be a natural resort, in the 20th century it became Dresden’s main slaughterhouse. Today the former fattening stables, slaughterhouse, heylofts, fatmelting house, cold storage house, abbatoir refuse processing halls – all this has been transformed into exhibiting space. The atmosphere at the Ostrale gave me goosebumps. It’s […]

Is Dresden the new Scotland?

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Right now, I feel like in Scotland. Pouring rain, the forest has never been this green, some cows escaped from the field and greeted us blocking the road (just sub sheep for cow and you get the true scottish highland feel). Someone else must have thought so too: Georg Schenk, the owner of Augustus Rex Distillery is already internationally known for his selection of noble spirits. He stuck to the old German varieties until this […]

after the flood

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Not quite the famous “Canaletto” view, nevertheless the place I took the photo from was still flooded a week before. The meadows along the river Elbe are conserved as drainage areas, which when flooded make the Elbe look like the Missisippi! You still can see the waterline in the tree… Hope you enjoy a sunny weekend! Related Posts:pearl rivervegan coffee creamerweekend linksRatimir about student life in Dresdentwo ways to cook quincesMichael's meadows and a lunch […]

Cunnertswalde

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While in the city the snow is turning ugly and brown, a few kilometers north of Dresden there’s still the winter wonderland: the stables of Cunnertswalde. Some years ago a friendly russian camel lived in the hills as well. Unfortunately I can’t give you any information where you can find the camel now. But the horses at least don’t try to eat anyone’s watch! Related Posts:Ratimir about student life in Dresdenbig snow, 3 boars and […]