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*Sorry in advance-this post turned into a novel
Well I am proud to say that I officially survived a weekend at the much anticipated Oktoberfest. It was probably one of the wildest weekends of my life, and though it was not easy on the bank account, the experiences had were worth every penny. I went to Oktoberfest with Dom and Chris and we left Thursday (Sept 25th) and returned Sunday.
Our flight to Munich was at 4:00pm Thursday afternoon, which put ...
... we didn't realise was that surrounding the tents was like the Easter Show but on steroids! The rides and food stalls were amazing! So we spent the night watching the rides Shaan was almost too overwhelmed she couldn't decide what ride to go on as it all looked like too much fun! Day one was over it was so much fun and we were both so pumped to be able to do it all over again the next day! Oktoberfest Day Two was a bit of a later start and our group ...
... had a good tour group, no one was inappropriate, people asked questions and we all seemed to want to know more. Levi was extremely knowledgeable and delivered the tour information in a way we all could understand. Prior to the tour I was unaware Dachau is the name of a town, not just the name of the camp. Levi explained how the community of Dachau will always have the concentration camp stigma attached to their towns name. Levi said Woman often ...
... the food has been very good both times, and we ate dinner there each evening. We got to know the waitress who was very friendly and helpful, I have attached a picture that Robyn took of her.
Tomorrow we head for Paris on Air France, hope the flight is on time and we have no problems. At least we won't be stopped by dead bodies on the track.
... and from what i learnt about Ludwig II would have suited him very well. The paintings decorating many of the rooms were incredibly detailed with bright colours and unique designs. The last room we visited was a ballroom whose walls were covered in an amazing forest picture. To me, it felt like i was in a disney forest as depicted in movies like Bambi. Once the tour finished, we made our way up to a draw bridge to the best vantage point to see the castle.