Hotel Schlicker "Zum Goldenen Loewen"
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Pets allowed
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Guten tag friends! I am currently eating an apple strudel that I bought from a little shop on the streets of Munich. I arrived last night after a whirl wind of a last day in London. My time in the UK is officially over; the closest that I'll get to it again is perhaps on my way back home if we fly over it. I have said in previous blogs that London has grown on me. It became my home away from home despite the lumpy mattress with the spring that always poked me, wobbly ...
... out of her by everyone telling her you will never be here again to do this.
Today's hall was Haufbrau Haus the notorious **** head hall. It was set out completely different to the other Hall and as soon as we got in it was all chants and sculling races pretty much non stop for the first few hours. We had a little bit of a problem with our beer wench when we first arrive as she served us then never came back for a hour (a bit more tipping sorted that out) ...
... about any of this.
So there we were on the streets of Munich listening to women stop and yodel for us. Incredible! I am pretty sure if we continued to stand there we would have had more and more folks approach us and jump into "the yodel for the tourists" show. However, all good things must come to an end as they say, so Cheryl and I thanked the ladies, walked down the steps to the subway and minutes later were walking through the Octoberfest gates.
... eventually we found a table outside of the Lowenbrau tent and to our surprise the other people on the table were from Australia! So typical. We ordered our first stein and would 'PROST" (cheers in German) almost every 5 minutes. Every now and then someone would stand up on the table and skull at whole stein! My brother had recommended I order and pork knuckle, so that was what I did, and dam Cam, you were right! It was awesome! After another stein and a ...
... and ate lunch at the world's most famous beer hall, the Hofbrauhaus.
Our stop at St. Michael's Church was particularly memorable for two reasons - first, it is the final resting place of King Ludwig II, the mad king of Neuschwanstein fame. Second, it shares a patron saint with that of my husband's favorite place in France, le Mont St. Michel (St. ...