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A Day in Meissen, Germany, 2016 is now online

It’s taken a while, but we have to share our time spent in this beautiful township. Bautzen to Meissen, Germany

Porcelain Factory, Meissen Porcelain Factory, Meissen

The Porzellanmuseum in Meissen was well worth the visit as we saw priceless pieces that had been painstakingly hand painted – yes, it’s the only place in the world where porcelain is hand painted. Prior to departing for the Spreewald, a trip to the Konditorei Zieger cafe to purchase the Fummel, a hollow type of bread created no […]

Meissen, Germany Meissen, Germany

Meissen, town where German porcelain was born. What a treasure is found here. Another place well worth visiting – for more than its porcelain factory (Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur): the architecture; the first residential palace in Germany with its innovations; the delicacy, the Fummel, the Dom with its organ recital, the atmosphere and more……….  

Bautzen to Meissen, Germany Bautzen to Meissen, Germany

Narrow one vehicle roads led us through tiny villages and farming country where surprisingly large fields had replaced those typical tiny land plots that Europe was so well known for. Farmers here were busy turning the stubble. By mid – morning we had entered the region renowned for Dresden China. A bit of prior reading […]