Travel Blogs from Seefeld
Today was a huge day! We set out very early (6ish) and caught a tram into central Munich followed by two trains to get to the castles of King Ludwig II at Hohenschwangau. We still can't pronounce it either… At Hohenschwangau, there are 2 castles; Hohenschwangau Castle and Neuschwanstein Castle. First we visited Hohenschwangau Castle. Hohenschwangau Castle was once a castle that deated the knights of Schwangau in the middle ages. For ...
... there were huge crowds and v long lines for the car park.
Lesson 2 ...places with horses have a lot of horse poo! Careful where you walk
Both castles were great, but no photos allowed.
After lunch and walking up the mountain and back down...afternoon siesta and then watched a great tennis match. The French Open Final, always felt Nadal would win but if Jokovic would just believe a little more, and have a few lucky bounces, he could have ...
... 400metres. It's like there are some set rules...all intersections are 70, all towns are 50, all major roads are 100...and if there are 2 towns with a gap for 200-300 metres, then you get the speed up, slow down madness.
We have now arrived in Hohenschwangau in Bavaria, best known as the town that has he castle made famous by Mr Disney. We have a view from our room and balcony....that's tomorrows ...
... much it will tell you
Now when you are out walking, and not sure if you should turn left or right, bring up your map. Touch in the bottom right to centre the map on your location....walk a bit and watch the cursor move.
You can't do a search but it is very useful nonetheless. And by the way it will work best if you leave wifi turned on, even if it is not connected!
Sounds more complicated than it is...try it at home ...
... layers and layers of bodies....so headstones everywhere.
Everywhere except Jewish area took credit card or euro....and they gave you euro in change. I grabbed a couple of hundred A$ worth of crowns from ATM.
We could have spent a week here....LOTS to see , but too many bloody tourists
It was an easy trip across to Vienna. learning so from there
1. Stay at Hotel ...