Travel Blogs from Seefeld
... we visited. Neuschwanstein Castle is exactly how you would imagine a fairy tale castle. It’s what Disney Land castle was actually based on. It was jaw dropping seeing it high up in the mountains surrounded by the grand alps. We could have walked up the mountain but, ya know, who wouldn’t want to ride up in a horse and cart! There were only 2 horses pulling 14 people up a mountain! Man, I felt so sorry for the poor things. ...
... there were huge crowds and v long lines for the car park.
Lesson 2 ...places with horses have a lot of horse poo! Careful where you walk
Both castles were great, but no photos allowed.
After lunch and walking up the mountain and back down...afternoon siesta and then watched a great tennis match. The French Open Final, always felt Nadal would win but if Jokovic would just believe a little more, and have a few lucky bounces, he could have ...
The 'factory' is really a gallery and a shop. I find it hard to say this, but the shop was the highlight. The gallery part only had a loose connection to crystals and some exhibits were mad. The good news is the financial damage was low and we were off again
The road to Hohenschwangau was a fabulous winding road through and up and down the mountains. It would have been better if it was not ...
... much it will tell you
Now when you are out walking, and not sure if you should turn left or right, bring up your map. Touch in the bottom right to centre the map on your location....walk a bit and watch the cursor move.
You can't do a search but it is very useful nonetheless. And by the way it will work best if you leave wifi turned on, even if it is not connected!
Sounds more complicated than it is...try it at home ...
... plus a great coffee at the Purplhaus). Then a brief stop at Alpbach one of the most picturesque villages in Austria....and finally to Petisau and a fab hotel on Lake Achensee.....phew
I should have added that the weather has improved every day and today was clear blue skies and 28 :-)
And finally I should say thanks to all who have bought my book, rarely a day goes buy without another sale ...