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... the entrance to the castle. What time is it? Oh, it is 3pm and we haven't been inside the castle yet!! We wandered around the castle and the castle grounds, amazing place!!! Well worth the taxi, 4 trains and 3 buses, or whatever it was, to get there. So time to reverse it all and get home :D and reverse it we did!! Got back to our hotel a little after 9pm, ordered a bottle of champagne and a pizza from the room service menu and chatted about the day. Awesome day! We love ...
... not that there's anything wrong with that). But Ludwig dreamed of living in a "real" medieval castle, so when he became king, he began building Neuschwanstein. Anyone who knows what "real" medieval castles looked like knows that Ludwig missed a few history lessons- and the project bankrupted him along the way. He was on track to bankrupt the entire Bavarian kingdom as well, until his court conveniently decided to declare him "insane," ...
... a lot about society and people, especially the fact that people are more self-absorbed than ever before and go out of their way to avoid connecting with others. What’s wrong with asking someone to take your photo anyway, and you can return the favor? Unfortunately from what I’ve seen here this trend will likely only continue to spread.
Once inside the castle walls it is set up to take tour groups in every 5 minutes according ...
... they painted and the "reverse-glass" painting technique they popularized. Then Jon surprised the group with a wonderful dinner at the Gasthof Zur Post in Wallgau, a beautiful restaurant that Elizabeth Taylor and Ric*********** visited, and where Jon and one of his ski-buddies had eaten over 40 years ago...it was just as good last night as long ago...maybe better.
Today we visited the grandest of all of Ludwig's castles, ...
... amateurs. The play in performed for about 5 months every 10 years. If you are up for the trip the next show will be in 2020.
It was a tough day mentally and emotionally. Feeling the pain that the prisoners suffered and then seeing the moving pictures of the Passion Play and how Jesus died for you and me.