Hotel an der Oper
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Weather: fine & sunny Breakfast at our corner Cafe near Hofbrauhaus Beer Hall. Joined a free Walking Tour being led by a young Mechanical Engineering student, Peter, who was very knowledgeable and informative. Tour commenced at Marienplatz taking in the Glockenspiel display at 11.00 am, Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) where legend has it that …
... floor is devoted to an exhibit on design: car design (Audi and Volkwagen, of course), computer hardware, furniture, even design of powertools. In the upstairs galleries, it’s mostly paintings, some I ‘got’, and some not so much. However, it was another enjoyable hour. Especially considering I broke my own rule: one museum per day.
By now, it was midafternoon, and the weather was lovely. I sat on ...
... minutes. It showed us what went on in the camp and was very confronting. This camp was described as a working camp so the people here were working very hard with practically no food. After this we had free time to walk the camp. This was a very hard thing to do, seeing the placed where the awful events in the video happened. From here we were on the way to Munich. When we got in, we only had just over an hour to get ready for our night out. We ...
Today's our last day in Munich.
Not much of a day, we packed up all of our stuff. I had my first shower since leaving home! It was cold and raining.
My hand is bruised and sore from holding steins.
We got a bus into town and brought souvenirs at Oktoberfest, then sat around waiting for the bus to Amsterdam.
It's a 14 hours bus trip with a stop over in Frankfurt at midnight.
Not much else exciting happened today!
Flight, train, walk, bags dropped off at our usual hotel, we hit the grounds. It had been years since we had come for opening day, and as to be expected, it was mega packed !!! So we headed down to the Lowenbrau tent as we knew that the PP Travel crew would be there, so seats were guaranteed. And straight away, the beers started flowing !!!