Travel Blogs from Oberammergau, Germany

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More with Mad King Ludwig, Linderhof, Germany travel blog

More with Mad King Ludwig

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(S) No rain! And more castles. My best. Our tour guide was probably the best ever. She was VERY excited about King Ludwig and Linderhof. And the girl giving the tour behind us was the least friendly ever. Chad only got yelled at once which was an ...

6/25- 6/26, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

6/25- 6/26

A travel blog entry by 2399

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6/25/12 Today Dad had NATO school, so Mom, Alex and I went swimming. All German towns have a pool in them or near them it seems like. Most of them have pools, slides, diving boards and hot tubs. The one we went to had two slides that went extremely slow ...

Linderhof Palace & Rococo churches, Linderhof, Germany travel blog

Linderhof Palace & Rococo churches

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... bright church compared to some we had seen which used darker colours and dark marble. Afterwards we stopped off in the town of Oberammergau which is known for its woodcarving and famous “Passion Play” that is done every ten years. Most of ...

Passionspiele., Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Passionspiele.

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

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When it comes to buying a ticket for the world famous Passion play, third times a charm! We lined up an hour before the ticket office opened where we were able to secure perhaps 10th place in line, which is pretty good considering tickets are sold the ...

6/28, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

6/28

A travel blog entry by 2399

6/28/12 Today was supposed to be a leisurely walk through castle Neuschwanstein. But we woke up too late to get tickets at the door. So Dad went off to NATO school and Mom, Alex and I went on another hike. We took a cable car up to the top of the ...

Oberammergau and Munich, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Oberammergau and Munich

A travel blog entry by 2399

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... play. And I got to watch Spiderman, cool movie.  6/24/12 We drove from Munich to Oberammergau (ooh, that's hard to spell). The tallest point in Germany is near here so, naturally, it's very mountainous. All around the little Bayerish apartment we're ...

Cruising through the Alps, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Cruising through the Alps

A travel blog entry by dellek

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... walk and is the location for the traditional picture of the castle. When we made it back on the road we set our sights on Oberammergau, a medieval town that is famous for its folk art and the Passion Play it hosts once every ten years. As the story goes, ...

Munich and Oberammergau, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Munich and Oberammergau

A travel blog entry by chuckjeanfl

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... walk back to the hotel to see more of the city, about 1 mile. Back in the car, we headed out of the city to Oberammergau. It is a much smaller town than we expected, but this is just an overnight stopover for visiting the castles tomorrow. Most all the ...

Off to the races!, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Off to the races!

A travel blog entry by rorywitt

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... haven't really left the house much, aside from the trip to Italy, and a brief trip to a library computer. 2) I didn't have internet in Oberammergau at my mom's house. She doesn't see it as a vital necessity of life like I do.. The good news is I'm feeling ...

Schloss Linderhof, Linderhof, Germany travel blog

Schloss Linderhof

A travel blog entry by lar4290

One of "Mad" King Ludwig's Castles in the Bavarian Alps.  It was the only of the three castles that he built that was finished before his mysterious death.  Though not as famous as Neuschwanstein or as big as Herrenchiemsee, Linderhof was ...

6/27, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

6/27

A travel blog entry by 2399

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6/27/12 Today Dad, Alex and I climbed to the top of Mount. Kopfel. It's a huge mountain that looms over our little apartment here. If you plan on climbing it wear the proper hiking shoes, clothes and bring lots of water and I strongly recommend a little ...

Here comes the Sun, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Here comes the Sun

A travel blog entry by millant.travel

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... have been told people from Munich drive down for. Tomorrow it's off to Fussen and Neuschwanstein. The house art at Oberammergau is all built around religious themes. Apparently the area is swamped at Christmas times for its passion plays. Oberammergau is ...

German towns and Munich, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Oberammergau, Murnau, Munich, Germany travel blog

German towns and Munich

A travel blog entry by plcouttsiep

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... area it was really cool. Then we drove around the mountains to avoid one hairpin turn for dad in order to get to Oberammergau. The town has so many different wood carving stores and is built all around the Passion Play. There is a huge theater in the ...

Oberammergau, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Oberammergau

A travel blog entry by jen75

... through Innsbruck and Garmisch Partenkirchen with Mikey in the back seat.  Mum had been shouted tickets to a Passion Play in Oberammergau and an overnight stay in a hotel.  This would be something for her to tell the other God-fearing Grannies ...

Oberammergau and Schloss Linderhof, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Oberammergau and Schloss Linderhof

A travel blog entry by cullism

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... staggering around in circles, especially at nine in the morning. This was a feature of many railway stations in Bavaria and Austria. Oberammergau was a fairly small town and, as it was not yet the tourist season, almost devoid of visitors. Many of the ...

Palace and Painted town, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Palace and Painted town

A travel blog entry by abi.latham

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... for €26 all up.  That's very good value verses a tour at 90.   The scenery from Munich to Oberammergau is absolutely beautiful.  Undulating green land, lots of forests with silver birch and conifer, clean blue lakes and rivers, fat ...

Linderhof Palace and Sid's Kindness, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Linderhof Palace and Sid's Kindness

A travel blog entry by cncadventures

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... his time in this place. We finished our walk around the grounds and rode the bus back to town. We visited the Oberammergau Church. It was a very beautiful small church. There was a kiosk with a computerized tour that explained all the various alters, ...

Father Ron and Sid, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Father Ron and Sid

A travel blog entry by cncadventures

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... the Holy Trinity. The church also contains a miraculous statue of Mary and the baby Jesus. We take a bus back to the Oberammergau train stationary and then check out the local markets. We buy two cold beers and a cherry pastry cake. They have covered ...

Linderhof Palace, Linderhof, Germany travel blog

Linderhof Palace

A travel blog entry by przemek999

Linderhof ...

Tyrolling along, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Tyrolling along

A travel blog entry by brianc

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... and beyond. We were not prepared to go that far so we headed north with the intention of turning towards Oberammergau. We stopped off at Wieskirche...another baroque style church. Another beautifully decorated nave and altar...although the word garish ...

Oberammergau, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Oberammergau

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Amazing scenery Zugspitz Lech waterfall Fussen Neuchwanstein Castle Hang gliders Steingaden Echelsbacher Brucke ...

Linderhof Palace, Linderhof, Germany travel blog

Linderhof Palace

A travel blog entry by mproberts

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After Oberammergau, we went to see Linderhof Palace.  The was the only castle of Ludwig II's that was completed before his death.  He modeled the palace on Versailles and he idolized Louis XIV and had several statues and paintings of the Sun ...

The Passion, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

The Passion

A travel blog entry by pod501

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... and the woman is always often leading the man. After resting up I then made my way to the beautiful Bavarian town of Oberammergau. Situated about 1000 meters above sea level getting here required taking a train and a bus. The train ride was simply ...

Castles and Monks making Alcohol!, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Castles and Monks making Alcohol!

A travel blog entry by deannamaria

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... the nearby town of Oberammagau, which was neat and far less touristy than Garmisch. Learn more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oberammergau. We ate the German equivalent of the American hot-dog: a delicious treat with a crusty roll and a spicy, ...

Alpine Adventure-DE, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Alpine Adventure-DE

A travel blog entry by tysonis

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Linderhof Castle - an absolute Allgäu must-see, Linderhof, Germany travel blog

Linderhof Castle - an absolute Allgäu must-see

A travel blog entry by reisender

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King Ludwig II of Bavaria (1828 - 1868) was a fun loving king. His royal duties in Munich were not his favorite pasttime.  He was a big fan of the composer Richard Wagner,  and so he had several castles built to depict the compositions of ...

Oberammergau, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Oberammergau

A travel blog entry by reisender

... MUST SEE in the Allgäu. + Oberammergau This is a picturesque town known for its wood carvings of the cribs of Jesus Christ. Oberammergau is internationally even better known for its Passionsspiele,  an open air theatre. We only had time only for ...

Shopping and lunch in Oberammergau, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Shopping and lunch in Oberammergau

A travel blog entry by mproberts

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After we left the Zugspitze we stopped in a town called Oberammergau.  This town is know for the Passion play that started in 1633.  The story goes that during the black plague, the residents made a vow that if God would spare them, the would ...

Oberammergau and the Passion Play, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Oberammergau and the Passion Play

A travel blog entry by vivicarroll

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After a strenuous morning hike, we left for Oberammergau, Germany.  The town is quite charming.  The houses look like gingerbread houses (painting with fairy tales on the outside).  Words cannot describe the passion play.  It was all ...

Oberammergau 2010, Oberammergau, Germany travel blog

Oberammergau 2010

A travel blog entry by peacemakerjean

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Hooray. I am traveling with my daughter Kathleen and two dear friends Melda Kautzman and Rita vanRijn to Germany. The focus of the trip is the Passion Play but who knows what adventures await us.  I have just begun to think of the details of what to ...

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