JoshuasTravels — ikons

ikons

Written by . Posted at 7:49 am on April 7th, 2007

a picture’s worth a thousand words, just ask a cameraman
– J.Buffett

04 Dresden
there is only one rule that I know of, babies - goddamn it, you've got to be kind
there is only one rule that I know of, babies – goddamn it, you've got to be kind
I am lucky enough to have a very good friend
that lives in this very beautiful city
I am lucky enough to have a very good friend
that lives in this very beautiful city
I count my blessings, and they are many
I count my blessings, and they are many
the king that built this place was called Augustus The Strong
but Strong was just a politically correct way to say:
"did not need a lot of Viagra"
the king that built this place was called Augustus The Strong
but Strong was just a politically correct way to say:
"did not need a lot of Viagra"
Dresden is best known for it's Baroque culture
and these four were pumping some kickass Vivaldi
Awesome city. But I repeat myself.
Dresden is best known for it's Baroque culture
and these four were pumping some kickass Vivaldi
Awesome city. But I repeat myself.
I wish more American buildings were held up by oversized men with swords
I wish more American buildings were held up by oversized men with swords
fun town
fun town
easily the prettiest church I've ever seen
even more impressive to know that it was painstakingly rebuilt in 2005
(for 60 years it was just a pile of bricks, courtesy of the RAF)
easily the prettiest church I've ever seen
even more impressive to know that it was painstakingly rebuilt in 2005
(for 60 years it was just a pile of bricks, courtesy of the RAF)
Dresden, the "Florence on the Elbe"
Dresden, the "Florence on the Elbe"
Donatello could not be found and so I wept bitter tears
Donatello could not be found and so I wept bitter tears
rain runs through these pipes and makes all sorts of music
neat trick
rain runs through these pipes and makes all sorts of music
neat trick
Dresden is real close to the Spreewald
the Spreewald makes the world's best pickles
and if there's one thing I like more than pickles
it's pickles you can buy from a barrel
Dresden is real close to the Spreewald
the Spreewald makes the world's best pickles
and if there's one thing I like more than pickles
it's pickles you can buy from a barrel
Cariba is how the Germans say "Guevara"
and I find supreme irony in this Marxist revolutionary
being used to sell carbonated sugar water
Cariba is how the Germans say "Guevara"
and I find supreme irony in this Marxist revolutionary
being used to sell carbonated sugar water
(the bars in Dresden all have the best names)
(the bars in Dresden all have the best names)
that's a bingo!
that's a bingo!
a few hours after the sun goes down
everybody meets up on this corner to see what's going on
a few hours after the sun goes down
everybody meets up on this corner to see what's going on
you're goddamn right they do
you're goddamn right they do
drinking tasty milk at the oldest milk store in the world!
drinking tasty milk at the oldest milk store in the world!
Europeans love to fight each other, right? Everybody knows that.
So way back when they built this huge building to protect their War Zeppelins
and then America went and invented the airplane
so the Germans turned it into an artificial Bali
Europeans love to fight each other, right? Everybody knows that.
So way back when they built this huge building to protect their War Zeppelins
and then America went and invented the airplane
so the Germans turned it into an artificial Bali
I love that Segways are considered an Outdoor Activity
I love that Segways are considered an Outdoor Activity
I shit you not, that is a shopping bag full of pickles
I shit you not, that is a shopping bag full of pickles
welcome to Fhloston Paradise!
Ruby Rhod would be proud
and the Fifth Element is love!
welcome to Fhloston Paradise!
Ruby Rhod would be proud
and the Fifth Element is love!
it's a bit Truman Show, isn't it?
it's a bit Truman Show, isn't it?
they turned the waterfall on and off every ten minutes
they turned the waterfall on and off every ten minutes
but lord is that water blue!
but lord is that water blue!
it's good luck to kiss an American behind a waterfall
everybody knows that
all the smart people, anyway
it's good luck to kiss an American behind a waterfall
everybody knows that
all the smart people, anyway
go ahead, be gone with it
V I P
go ahead, be gone with it
drinks on me
go ahead, be gone with it
V I P
go ahead, be gone with it
drinks on me
I mean they put a lot of effort into it, sure
but the steel beams in the background just kill the ambiance
I mean they put a lot of effort into it, sure
but the steel beams in the background just kill the ambiance
can't fault the koi, though - I love koi
can't fault the koi, though – I love koi
22 meter balloon rides
...this whole place is crazy
yeah, totally crazy
fucking looney toons
22 meter balloon rides
…this whole place is crazy
yeah, totally crazy
fucking looney toons
twilight in paradise
twilight in paradise
about two beers past beer-thirty
about two beers past beer-thirty
look at those stars... so ♥romantic♥
look at those stars… so ♥romantic♥
the morning after
and ejected back into dreary Germany
hell of an overcast day for driving home
the morning after
and ejected back into dreary Germany
hell of an overcast day for driving home


let's lose charley