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... the top, the views opened up and mountains and valleys stretched as far as we could see. Apparently the building here now is a recreation of the original. Outer buildings and parade grounds no longer exist. This is all due to the might of the RAF who bombed the mountain to oblivion! Not much is mentioned about this aspect of the site. Whilst it is definitely acknowledged, a WWII exhibit with details is all in German, so we were completely useless... ...
... It is a motor enthusiasts fantasy. On camber, off camber, steep climbs, overtaking lanes, views, for 42km's, ohh did I mention it costs €36 to drive no where? To give them credit it has been turned into a tourist attraction, with a map, and 13 key points/structures along the way. They also give you a car sticker to let everyone know you have conquered the Grossglockner. Motorbikes and sports cars were lapping up these corners, if only we had a car that could ...
... spa who had lost something, or maybe it was because we can’t speak German - I don’t know.
We did have a great time though.
We did so much that week. We played tennis. We went for bike rides in the most incredible area scenic area that you can imagine. The boys went zip lining across this valley (I am a chicken **** so I didn’t do it). We did a couple of resort excursions - one was taking these sophisticated big wheels (that’s what ...
... to the place.
Back on the mainland, we decided it was so nice that we would stay for dinner. There was a
festival on at the shoreline with tents and live music so we decided to take in the surroundings with a beer and some BBQ chicken and chips. It was the perfect way to end the day and magical to see the mountains fade in the falling light and turn into silhouettes. We didn’t have long to drive into the mountains to our hotel called Prinzregent in Marquartstein.
... the bus down to the bottom.
All in all we had a really fun time on all of our day-trip adventures while Barb and Carly were here! It was sad but interesting to learn about the victims of the Third Reich, but also indescribable to see Königssee and the Eagle's Nest. I would definitely recommend seeing all of it if you ever get the opportunity to visit Germany!
Well friends, that's all I've got for now!