Truly informed tours for travelers who like to learn
Should Dresden be visited because it used to be the gorgeous baroque pearl once called the ‘Florence on The Elbe’ or should it be visited to understand how it was reduced to rubble during WW II? Both motives are good enough, but better still is to actually wonder at a city that has struggled to rise beyond its destruction as it rebuilds itself slowly but surely. Its story has become associated with both devastation and reconciliation.
The young boy who was Adolf had to die and fade before Hitler could be born. And with him was born a myth, a dream and a vision that was to lead millions into a dark abyss. Was Hitler a ‘piped piper’ that led an entire nation into catastrophic decisions, or was he the ‘Führer’ the leader who simply articulated what existed in the collective sub-conscious? A vessel into which millions poured their aspirations?