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... top. You can hang your head out like a dog but be warned, you may not arrive in one piece due to other trains whizzing by you with no warning and frightening the hell out of you. On our journey we saw the Bavarian Alps for the first time which almost took our breath away. That coupled with the Bavarian medieval architecture they haven't updated since the Middle Ages makes the view absolutely magnificent. We stayed in the little town of Fussen in an old, converted Bavarian farmhouse ...
So enjoyed our time with Andrew, Sara and Emerson but all good things come to an end. Up early as they were all setting off for the mountains so Andrew could go mountain biking with a friend and "the girls" could go shopping. Said goodbye to them and to Ursula, and to Gerhard and family next door, then set off for Austria. Lunch on the shore of Bodensee at Rorschach, watching ...
... round the castle were at 5pm, we decided against going inside (the €23 each ticket price also helped) and walked up to have a closer look - it was a half hour walk up the hill, the castle was very impressive and so were the views around... Alot of people were just sitting around waiting for there slot to go inside....
From there we headed to an overnight stop in Lechbruck a few miles North..
... river to take a few pics, and Glenn felt the water.... Freezing. Back in car for last hour, again beautiful and now we are he in a gorgeous little town. A bloody great day! To top it all off, went for a short walk. Down to picqueres lake, then out to dinner at a real German restaurant.... Lucky they had an English menu, and we managed to Russell ourselves up a lovely mea, then an I cream on way home. I love this ...
The two castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau are arguably the most popular destinations in Germany, so there's not much to add. But here are a few takeaways:
1. Neuschwanstein Castle was the brain-child of Prince Ludwig, son of King Maximilian (of Bavaria) and Queen Marie (of Prussia - it was an arranged marriage). He wanted a summer house, though why he wanted it only 15 minutes away from ...