Travel Blogs from Wängle
... 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 ...
... 400metres. It's like there are some set rules...all intersections are 70, all towns are 50, all major roads are 100...and if there are 2 towns with a gap for 200-300 metres, then you get the speed up, slow down madness.
We have now arrived in Hohenschwangau in Bavaria, best known as the town that has he castle made famous by Mr Disney. We have a view from our room and balcony....that's tomorrows ...
Something that I have found fabulous in our travels is this simple but very useful trick.
Like many people I use my iPad on wifi at the hotel overnight but when I am out during the day, I don't connect, because that would require crazy, expensive roaming charges. Well google maps does a pretty good job at working without a connection. It does a fair bit without any help but if you do the following, it works even better
... times and mark and I rode twice. It was super fast and a bit scary... Kurt wrote in his journal (after I prompted him to notice things that were different than home) "in Germany, unlike in SF, they don't care about safety". They had been pretty appalled that most people don't wear helmets when biking either. And there's lots of biking here. We finished up at the super fun playground where they had zip lines, rock climbing bridge, games, and ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service