Travel Blogs from Munich
... monarchy when they ruled Bavaria. In 1385 was when the first buildings were erected on the site, however construction on the Palace as it is seen today was started in the early part of the 16th century and continued during various reigns of electorates or monarchs over the next 300 years. A great majority of the Palace was destroyed during WW II because the Residenz is ...
... staircase, passing the unfinished second floor to the third floor. The first room we are shown is the King's Throne Hall; this room is simply stunning. From the 2,000,000 tiles on the floor depicting animals, the 2000 pound chandelier hanging above your head, the fresco all over the walls and ceiling to the solid marble throne stand. The throne itself is the only thing missing. The kings bedroom was next on the tour. It took four wood carvers ...
... make things fun. But to summarise the trip, it's been wonderful - no accidents or incidents, we met some nice people at the various lodgings (who says the French aren't nice?) ate a lot of good food & drank a lot of nice wine (& beer) and were very lucky to see several summer fetes this time. The weather was very kind, only one bad day of rain and a couple of times when a jacket ...
... to me, I have managed to compensate its dullness with numerous unrelated workshops and courses, lovely exotic restaurants, weekend trips, sunny holidays and shopping binges.
As the fun turned monotonous, I realized I needed a break. A break from academia and from (meaningless) student jobs. A break from my safe zone. I wanted an opportunity to study people, cultures, even myself maybe.
I think I have focused ...
... She taught me the ropes of Oktoberfest and before long we were chugging back 1 litre beers and dancing on tables.
The good thing about Bavarian beer is that on Friday 4 October I woke up with a dry mouth, but without hangover. So I set off for the Dachau Concentration Camp feeling a little tired but otherwise good. And who would dare complain when you’re about to witness what I witnessed. I did this on my own without tour guide as I wanted to take my time ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking