Travel Blogs from Oberstdorf
You would have thought that I had been to Germany before, but the most I have done was take a train through it. So it was great to finally set foot in the country, even though I didn't go in that far. They say Bavaria is alot like Austria, and I found that to be true, but germany seemed a little looser and a little less provincial just from my one …
Picked up the hire car in Munich. Drove in the rain to Neuschwanstein castle. We arrived at 3pm and next available tour was at 5pm. So had a walk around in the rain and decided to give the tour a miss. Drove to our hotel in Klause near Reutte in ...
141 miles in two days - awesome cycling in glorious weather. From Oberppass to Lake Constance - long sweeping downhills, an unexpected six mile climb, stunning mountain backdrop, through a huge gorge, meadows, farmland, pretty villages. And all the while the Rhine grows from a small stream to a fast flowing, wide river. We burn the calories, so much so Jim has two pizzas for dinner! Me, the ...
... I wasn't that nervous. Most people had this look on their face about the seriousness of it but I was ready for it! Plus, what's the difference between jumping off waterfalls and jumping off a mountain? I quickly learned the difference.. At the bottom, I was introduced to my paraglider guide Jaime who has been doing this for 23 years. We headed up the mountain and he even commented that I looked really relaxed for someone about to jump off a mountain for the ...
... that’s why he was declared insane and unfit to rule.
The castle made its way into the recent spotlight with the movie The Monuments Men, which tells the true story of the Nazis using the castle to hide all of the stolen art. At the end of the war, the Americans recovered the art and redistributed it.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility