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... Then onto a bus for the next leg (unfortunately there were doing train works), bus trip for about 20 mins then off we get and onto the platform for our next train! Hmmm, seems we have missed our next train, as the bus was late! So we have to wait an hour, a bit of a bugger but we take the opportunity to find a coffee and hot chocolate. An hour later we are on our next train (the fifth transport for the trip), where we sat for a little over an hour. pretty countryside, ...
... go on a precisely 25-minute guided tour, only a few rooms are available to view, and you must have a pre-arranged appointment (and if you are late, you are **** out of luck)...all for the princely fee of $30 USD per person.
And to that we said: oh hells no. The beauty of the castle is seeing it from the outside, flanked by the Alps. The beauty is not, in fact, in paying $30 USD to have a tour guide drive me like a cart ...
... 8364; a person. Both mom and Steph were quite taken with this idea, though by our estimations the horses seemed to be a bit overworked and under-watered. Stephanie in particular felt really bad for them, though I don’t think it was as bad as she made it out to be.
Once on top there were several lookout points where we could view the landscape below and take photos of the outside of the castle. It is here is where I first was ...
... As the court finances dwindled, Ludwig's lunacy increased, culminating in his being told, at age 40, by his physician that he would be recommending that Ludwig be removed from the throne on grounds of insanity. Two days later, both the physician and Ludwig were found mysteriously drowned in the Starnbergsee.
The day ended with a visit to the greatest example of Rococo decoration in all of Germany...the wonderful Wieskirche...the "Church in the ...
... br> on top of the mountain. Little did they know that 12 degrees, raining and windy
is the ideal weather for the Allen boys to thrive. The weisswurst, dumplings,
and cold beer at the top was ideal for the Allen parents as well.
Other than the huge mountain in our backyard, we saw the
typical sites around the area– Ludwig’s castles, breweries, and even more
nature. We had pretzels and sausages at the base of the ski jump, pretzels ...