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... is not going to happen today as here in the valley the sun is shining and the
temp is way up at 18 Celsius. its more like mid summer than November.
This road may well be classed as a pass road but it certainly is not like
most passes as the road is extremely wide and fast also. rather than being cut
out and built into the edge of a mountain cliff its more like massive beds of
concrete road fixed and bridged along the edge of the cliffs and is ultra ...
... prison bunker. We also went through a museum that gave all the history before the camp, as well as the timeline of life in the camp. We were also able to tour the barracks and where they slept. It was just as chilling as I remember from visiting when I was there in 2010. That night, we found our hostel in Munich, and had some traditional German food for dinner.
The next morning, Tracy flew out back to Bangor, and I headed to the train station to meet up with my tour ...
... that we had to get to our hostel were not very concise, so when we got onto the bus according to how the directions read, we took the bus to the end of the line and then catch another one to where our town was located. So we hopped on the bus and enjoyed the scenery until the end of the line. This turned out to not be entirely correct, as when we got off the bus in the chilly Austrian air, the bus route we needed was no where to be found. ...
... getting lower as we were getting higher into the mountains. We made our way into Fussen, a pretty little town, where we disembarked and got on.........another bus!!! This bus took us to the base of the castle. We jumped off the bus and wandered around the little village/street, at the bottom of the castle where our guide explained a bit about the Luwig familiy and the history of the castle. Then we boarded ...........YEP!......another BUS!!! This bus took us to the top of the ...
... go on a precisely 25-minute guided tour, only a few rooms are available to view, and you must have a pre-arranged appointment (and if you are late, you are **** out of luck)...all for the princely fee of $30 USD per person.
And to that we said: oh hells no. The beauty of the castle is seeing it from the outside, flanked by the Alps. The beauty is not, in fact, in paying $30 USD to have a tour guide drive me like a cart ...