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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... became one of his favorite places to stay. It was a place for him to escape the strict and limited reality.
Ludwig soon became an admirer of Richard Wagner, a German composer and theatre director. Wagner had a very classic and romantic way of doing operas. Ludwig was introduced to Wagner's "Lohengrin" on 2 February 1861 in the Munich Court Opera House and he was captivated.
At the age of 18, Ludwig became Ludwig II as he took over the throne ...
... just smiled at me and asked what the date was. I said the 9th and she pointed at my ticket and it was booked for the 8th AAARGH! I booked the wrong day. I asked nicely if she could help me out and she was able to at least get us booked for the 5:30 tour and I didn't have to stand in the 4 hour long line. So with some time to kill we headed out to explore around. Leanne did some pre shopping for potential souvenirs. I had heard about a way to get a good view ...
... reason it is worth paying for a tour at all. Inside the castle is dark and uninspiring, full of religious imagery on the walls and slightly mad in places. Well, it has an unnecessary grotto/cave that only he,ps explain why the guy who built it, King Ludwig, ended up receiving the latter day equivalent of being sectioned in his bedroom there. The tour is a very quick half an hour in broken English and tells you nothing ...
Friedrichshafen to Fussen 84 miles No room at the inn and no room on the motorways. That was quite a slow 84 miles compounded by arriving in Fussen at lunchtime, when all the campsites were closed. And they were (nearly) all full anyway. It was a grey awakening with no Alps in sight. Switzerland had disappeared. At least we are sleeping well, comfortably at least, having bought a swanky blow up double bed in France, a bargain, a hip saver, at £15. ...
Today we did a lot... As usual! We started of by going to the waterfall, it was completely empty and we had the whole place to ourselves! It was beautiful. As we came out we realised that the hotel had given us a free pass for the waterfall and we had already paid for the tickets, so when we came out I ran up and got our ...