Tag: Saxony

New royal and noble books – September 2018
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New royal and noble books – September 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Authors: Michael Forcher and Christoph Haidacher. Title: Kaiser Maximilian I. – Tirol, Österreich, Europa 1459-1519 (Emperor Maximilian I – Tyrol, Austria, Europe 1459-1519). Published: 11 September 2018 by Haymon Verlag. Language: German. […]

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History and wine – Schloss Wackerbarth
Castles, Travel

History and wine – Schloss Wackerbarth

A few years ago when I visited Saxony I had some time left one afternoon and decided to pay a visit to a castle called Schloss Wackerbarth – also known in the past as Wackerbarth’s Ruh – in Radebeul. I never got into the castle, but I did enjoy my visit anyway, despite of the […]

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The Grave of Anna of Saxony can finally be found Photo0 & copyright: Dombau-Verein Meissen e.V.
Churches & Graves, Travel

The Grave of Anna of Saxony can finally be found

Only 439 years after her death Anna Duchess of Saxony (1544-1577) has gotten a kind of gravestone. For many years Dutch visitors asked in the Dom of Meissen, Germany, where they could find her grave. On 9 February 2017 the Dombau-Verein Meissen e.V. finally decided to mark the graves, not only Anna’s, but also the […]

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Lost Glory in Dresden
Castles, Travel

Lost Glory in Dresden

In World War II the city of Dresden in Germany was heavily bombed, the most known one in February 1945. More than 6,5km2 of the city centre was destroyed, thousands of people killed. After the war the city was rebuild, parts of the historic inner city reconstructed. Some buildings were only restored in recent years, […]

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Some Royal Statues in The Hague
Travel, Travel Tips

Some Royal Statues in The Hague

For a change I took a different route through The Hague, The Netherlands yesterday. I walked back from the Gemeentemuseum to the city centre, passing the gymnasium Amalia, Princess of Orange, visits since one and a half year, the Peace Palace … Finally I reached the Noordeinde, which of course is familiar with its royal […]

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Royal Dresden 2015
Travel, Travel Tips

Royal Dresden 2015

4-9 August 2015 When searching for a place to spend a few days this Summer, I thought of several places in Germany. From where I live the country is easy to reach by train, and there are so many beautiful places I haven’t seen yet. Thus after Hannover last year, this year I decided to […]

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The Secret of Dresden
Exhibitions, Travel

The Secret of Dresden

On Friday 12 December Queen Máxima of the Netherlands opened the exhibition “Het Geheim van Dresden. Van Rembrandt tot Canaletto” (The Secret of Dresden. From Rembrandt to Canaletto) in the Groninger Museum in Groningen, in the northeast of the Netherlands. I had been looking forward to the opening, also because the museum usually has wonderful […]

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