Czech Republic
Děčín

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  • Day10

    Testing border crossing in Corona times

    June 8, 2020 in Czech Republic ⋅ ☁️ 17 °C

    After some days rest with birthday celebrations we started our next stretch this morning. As the German - Czech border opened last week, we decided to test border crossing in Corona times on our way to Bavaria.
    So we cycled through the "Oberland" region towards the border. Before crossing, we had a lunch stop at the spring of the river Spree in a small town called Ebersbach. Afterwards, we headed straight to the Czech Republic. No border, no controls - exactly as it should be in the Schengen area :)
    The following 60km of riding were absolutely beautiful. We rode through Bohemian Switzerland with forests and valleys, saw cows with giant horns, and arrived at river Elbe. We crossed the river by ferry to get to the bike path on the other side and continued to Tetschen where we found a centrally located campground. After a shower and dinner we went for a walk to explore this interesting town. There were lots of really cool old buildings right next to ugly buildings from the 70s. We also saw many young people in the streets and parks - a bit of a difference compared to the last towns and villages we passed.
    What Corona is concerned, the Czechs seem to be relatively relaxed. They wear face masks in the supermarkets, but are pretty bad in handling the masks - same as us Germans 😉 People sit in bars and restaurants without masks and don't even wear it when entering a bar or ordering. Next to our campground, a fair with rides visited by quite some people was on as well - so this doesn't seem to be a problem either.
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    Jim Cochran

    You guys look great! 😀 Jim and Lisa

    6/10/20Reply

    Good to see you back in action! Jana [Jana]

    6/10/20Reply

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  • Day3

    Schäferwand Decin

    June 1, 2019 in Czech Republic ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    Davon hatten wir noch nichts gehört oder gelesen. Als wir in die Stadt kamen, sahen wir es auf dem Felsen. Vom Schloss aus suchten wir erst einmal den Namen für das Gebäude auf der anderen Elbeseite. Dann fanden wir den Weg dorthin & los ging die Fahrt. Die Straße hatte starkes Gefälle. (gefühlte 20 %) Hoch oben über der Stadt gab es dann einen kleinen Snack. Geschmeckt hat es nicht, die Sicht war aber fantastisch.Read more

  • Day1

    Abfahrt in Usti nad Labern

    August 20, 2017 in Czech Republic ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    Fünf Stunden Bahnfahrt und man ist aus dem Hamburger Regen raus . Zwar steht man immer noch am Elbufer, aber es ist warm , sonnig und alles ein wenig fremd und dennoch vertraut. Usti an der Elbe ist unsere erste Station und auch wenn es eigentlich eine tschechische Industriestadt ist, ist es an uEcken auch romantisch .Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Děčín, Decin, ديتشين, Горад Дзечын, Дечин, دییچین, ジェチーン, დეჩინი, 데친, Dečynas, Dečīna, Дјечин, دیچین, 杰钦