Travel Blogs from Hohenschwangau
... and a few dumps and stinky wofs later, we were out the front of the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle. The view was spectacular. I honestly don’t even know what words I can use to describe it. I love love loved it! Ludwig II became the king in 1864 but his country was dominated and defeated by Prussia 2 years later. This made Ludwig only a constitutional monarch and he couldn’t cope with such a title. This is when he set out to create ...
... 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 ...
... Saturday afternoon in the middle of a long weekend. Oh well, better our way than the other, at one stage we passed 7-8 km of stationary cars.
There were a lot of motor bikes and bicycles on the roads, both of which are a bit of a challenge. The motor bikes come out of nowhere and flick past at some crazy places, the bicycles can be a little difficult to get past. My biggest surprise with ...
... 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 ...
... made me wish I had brought one.
After breakfast we took a horse-drawn carriage up to castle Neuschwanstein for a big tour - it was so cool I just loved it. I sort of hate tours and wish I could have just explored it on my own but it was neat none the less and we made friends with an old couple from Colorado. This castle was built by Kind Ludwig II in 1868 and he only managed to live in it for something ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed