Travel Blogs from Bad Goisern
... rather partial to the apple one, available with or without alcohol.
Evening looms early ..4:30 pm and daylight is gone. Time to head up to the "Terrace" at Hotel Stein on the riverbank...once again for the view and the ambiance.. a few farewell drinks to the wonderful Salzburg and her picture perfect sunny day.. but wait.. come 7pm and yay, it's snowing again.. Mother Nature proving she always has the last ...
... their branches tipped white, the river Salzach winding through the town..Sheer picture perfect!! The veil of snow hiding the distant mountains of Untersberg / Berchtesgaden.. ( that separate Austria and Germany) add to the mystique.
The Castle itself is quite imposing with its stark white exterior walls, one can tour the inner rooms (gallery, torture chamber, watchtower, battlements etc) An audio commentary guides ...
... we were at Charnel house, which has existed since the 12th century.
It is crammed with 1200 skulls about half of which are elaborately painted and marked with the family name and the date of death. The last skull to be placed here was in 1995 on special request. They don't get many requests from people to have their remains placed in the Charnel house as cremations have become much more popular. Back in the day, the charnel house was created out ...
... the old city stables used to be. On the wall behind the fountain were paintings of the prince’s favourite horses. We walked down a street with tons of iron-wrought shop signs hanging overhead in the style typical to the region. McDonald’s was even there although they had been told their sign had to fit in with the character of the street. Their sign, even though it was iron-wrought, was out of place simply because it was at least twice as big ...
... out museum and you got to walk through sections of the bunker. The bunkers were never actually used in the end. Half of the museum was mainly focused on how Hitler transformed Oberamergau for his own purposes and how the region was affected. The other half of the museum gave an overview about the propaganda machine, Hitler youth, the rise of the party, the Munich agreement (which without representation from the affected parties, left ...
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