Travel Blogs from Gran
Picked up the hire car in Munich. Drove in the rain to Neuschwanstein castle. We arrived at 3pm and next available tour was at 5pm. So had a walk around in the rain and decided to give the tour a miss. Drove to our hotel in Klause near Reutte in ...
... see the Neuswanstein castle. We first had to hike up the mountain and it was hilarious watching the Aussie girls. They were dying instantly and I was laughing and trying to cheer them up! Nothing bonds people more than hiking! Our first stop was Mary's Bridge that overlooks the castle and the valley. There is also a pretty waterfall there! Afterwards, the Aussies and I just hungout the outside of the castle because we heard the inside isn't worth the money. ...
... Castle, he used the Alcázar of Segovia, Spain, which I have also been to).
It is only partially finished. Construction stopped when the King died (1886) and it never restarted. I was able to take a tour through the finished parts of the castle, but pictures were not allowed. It was quite exquisite; the King had an expensive ...
Füssen is just a gateway to the Alps; there's not much to do in the town itself. Today I successfully rented a bike, but only after the guy spent 20 minutes showing 2 old ladies how to adjust the seat. But, it was OK; afterwards we all talked about the US soccer team’s chances of beating Belgium. They said there was no chance and were surprised the US even made it this far.
I took a 20-mile ride around a huge turquoise lake ...
... tour was great and Teal and Adia had an authentic Bavarian schnitzel sandwich at the top of the mountain. We are driving to Baden Baden now with about an hour to go. Poor Fred has logged so many hours behind the wheel this trip, but he says he is fine with it. At least we have a fast comfortable car (thanks again to Govert!) We are hoping to end our trip with a visit to the Fredriksbad spa tomorrow, and then on to Frankfurt for our last night. I need at least another week or ...
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