Travel Blogs from Walchsee
After 2 days in Munich, we meandered south towards Austria. We stopped at the summer palace, Linderhof Castle, built by "mad, King Ludwig" where it began to snow, the first of the season. Hard to believe it started so late in the Bavarian mountains. It was a small palace, but extremely ornate and extravagant.
Our lunch stop was in the small town of Oberammergau, famous for its performance of the Passion Play done every 10 years. It was charming and a ...
... fries several times! She put a potato on a spiky thing on a drill and drove it through a cutter. I have attached a video.
The markets are filled with Christmas stuff and lots of other things from sparkly jewelery to wooden toys for both kids and pets. You have to look carefully to pick out the real arts and crafts from the imported junk, it is all there and I am sure it will just be more and more as the markets get bigger.
This is ...
... than the tunnels the trip was uneventful til we got to Innsbruck. The Altstadt (old town) christmasmarket had started on the weekend. Our hotel was on the christmasmarket street. After a couple of misses and drive bys we finally pulled into the market, found the hotel and the receptionist told John where the parking was and that he needed to do a U turn and get off the street right away! The car is parked until we leave on Thursday.
... br> the direction of Amsterdam.
I have been along this road quite a few times now in the passed and so know
it well or so I thought I did.
I stopped at a roadside parking bay and took a few more shots of the Alps
and really thought that was the last and as from there I raced on as fast as I
could along this great road.
It sure is good now to be back in the more civilised country's of Europe. I
feel so much more safer riding here than those ...
... being able to see Neuschwanstein Castle, and to be able to see it was amazing. I was so excited all day, and it was more magnificent than I could've imagined.
The next morning, I headed off to the airport, and made my way to Cardiff, where I met up with Haley, a dear friend from home! We were off to see a Rugby match that weekend, where my reading week and last post of my adventures of the week are featured!
Don't forget to check out the pictures below!
Other places to stay in Walchsee
Johannesstrasse 1, Walchsee | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Johannesstrasse 20, Walchsee | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Kranzach 20 A, Walchsee | 4 star hotelfrom $213
Kalvarienweg 5, Walchsee | 3 star hotelfrom $58
Moosen 11, Walchsee | 2 star hotelfrom $39