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We were supposed to take the cable cars and cog wheel train to Alpspix and Zugspitz for Adrian's birthday but it snowed overnight and both mountains were covered in cloud. We had to come up with a plan B and found the very pretty town of Mittenwald was close by. The buildings in this part of Bavaria are painted with murals which is quite different to other areas. We spent time wandering the streets and spending some tourist euros. We also found a good bakery/cafe and indulged ...
... we have visited. These murals sparked young Ludwig's love of romantic tales. Neuschwanstein was never lived in but alot had been finished before Ludwig was declared bankrupt. The decorations and furnishings are lavish and once again the walls painted with murals, but on a grander scale. The throne room was the most elaborate I have ever seen, but no throne and he never ruled from here. Pictures ...
... first. There is actually a second lessor known castle situated right beside.
Those on the bus had to pay 23 Eu for the two tickets today to Linderhof and Neuchswanstein. I had bought my pass for 24 Eu so it had already paid for itself today plus all the other castles I could visit.
... room, for the throne room he had a bed instead of a throne. It was decorated in blue as he was the 'Moon King'. There was also a small hall of mirrors.
The tour finished 10.20 and we were due back on the bus 10.45. Luckily I had a map of the grounds printed from the internet and knew about ...
... the front it was everything I had hoped it would be, like a fairy castle. It was then I decided not to go to Uni in the UK, I would live in Neuschwanstein. It is much nicer than any of the residences I will be going into. We were able to get in a few nice pictures before the rains came and the mist began to bear down on the castle. Huddled under umbrellas we waited for our tour. Neuchwantstein was never finished. (I am assuming that’s why ...