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We are very close to the German-Austrian border here, and returned to the area where we rode the luge yesterday, complete with flag-waving and national anthems going and returning! We drove to Schwangau, the childhood summer home of Bavarian King Ludwig II and the site also of the romantic castle that he built and was not able to finish due to his early death under mysterious circumstances. We drove to the car park, and Martin leapt out to obtain our ...
... a cozy traditional village, where people paint murals of saints on their exterior walls and where the natural landscape is suddenly transformed into cozy little twisted alleys. And a castle! Yep, another castle. This one is quite a beauty, with a tall tower rising above the main walls. Turns out, this castle is used as a university campus, so I can go inside and at least check out the courtyard. From hear I cross an open ...
... what I suspected is true: a village had to be flooded when the dam was built, and this church tower is all that is left to the eye from this now underwater town. It seems both sad and poetic... The sun is setting as I reach my third village of Curon Venosta. Here I give into temptation, and opt for a warm bed again instead of camping out. It does seem to be a lot colder on this side of the mountain for some reason. And so ends a beautiful ...
... and cliffs. Suddenly, a magnificent sight greets my eyes: it's a covered bridge--no it's a castle... no, it's two castle towers connected by a covered bridge across the river, across on the other side are the sheer cliffs and steep slopes that separate Austria from Italy. Gazing at this tower, I'm suddenly taken back to another time. A time before highways, trains and tunnels. A time when mountains like this were unconquered barriers ...
Day 285 5 hrs, 5 kms In Pfunds I make a discovery that is both sad and happy: it turns out that these guesthouses are a lot cheaper than I'd thought. It's happy because that means that I don't have to camp all the time--but it's sad because I wish I had figured this out sooner--maybe I woud've picked guesthouse over camping the last couple of nights! I decide to do ...