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... of inside the castle but it was luxurious for it’s time. Maximilian had a whole floor to himself and so did his wife, Marie from Prussia. Maria had the 1st floor, Maximilian occupied the 2nd and their 2 children, Ludwig II and his younger brother Otto, lived on the third floor. There were frescoes all over the walls throughout the whole of the castle but we got excited when we saw a fresco painting of ...
... 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 ...
... how many were riding alone.
My final gripe is about a couple of farmers who decided that a tractor doing 20 kmph on a mountain road where others are doing 100kmph is a good idea...scary and terrifying some places that frustrated drivers try to pass.
I lied, one more gripe....speed limit signage. Today and yesterday there were numerous places where the speed changes between 50/70/100 and ...
... 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 ...