Travel Blogs from Bad Birnbach
... of the city is St. Stevens Cathedral, which is home to the second largest pipe organ in the world, 17,734 pipes. This cathedral burnt down almost completely in the 1652 town fire and was rebuilt in the baroque style after the fire. It is beautifully decorated with frescoes inside and on the ceilings, all of which depict wonderful Biblical scenes. We enjoyed a 30 minute organ concert there, which filled every seat ...
... degree. Second, this is a job where you are allowed to drink beer while working with 2,000 degree furnaces!! The expert who was demonstrating his craft to us finished a one liter bottle, during the 25 minutes we watched and opened a second. Quite a job! Despite the imbibing, he did produce incredibly skilled and beautiful work!
We returned to our ship, had a great lunch and got ready for our 40 mile bike ride along the ...
... border with Austria, and also that it's really gorgeous, with many pedestrian streets, colorful buildings and rich architecture. We said hi to the Danube again, but this time the boy had grown a lot since Tuttlingen, not least because of the affluence of the Inn. We found a nice little camping close to the river, and set our tents there, before going into town to have a salad, for a ...
... We stopped for lunch at Mühldorf airfield, and devised that we would need to follow the Inn river all the way to Passau. At the airfield we actually got a personal air acrobatics show, as guys were training with small planes. Breath taking. So we passed through more fields and villages (it really seems like half the population of Bavaria are farmers btw) and we joined the Inn river, where a smoother ride was awaiting us. We tried to ...
... before crossing into Austria where everybody bought up on alcohol and nibbles. As an example 1 litre of Jamiesons Whisky was around au$22.
Back at the boat and we had some time to walk the streets of Linz. This looks like a beautiful city and further exploring could be done here. The town square was large with people enjoying the cafe's and with people finishing work for the day the trams passing through here were full.
Tomorrow we get to ...
Other places to stay in Bad Birnbach
Brunnaderstrasse 8-10, Bad Birnbach | 3 star hotelfrom $118
Brunnaderstr. 7, Bad Birnbach | 4 star hotelfrom $160
Am Aunhamer Berg 2, Bad Birnbach | 4 star hotelfrom $207
Am Aunhamer Berg 3, Bad Birnbach | 3 star hotelfrom $121
Brunnaderstr 16, Bad Birnbach | 3 star hotelfrom $112
Pfarrkirchner Strasse 20-22, Bad Birnbach | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Brunndobl 16, Bad Birnbach | Hotelfrom $183
Prof.-Drexel-StraÃe 16, Bad Birnbach | Hotelfrom $182