Travel Blogs from Schwangau
Hohenschwangua and Neuschwanstein castles were awesome. As I'm sitting here writing this I can look out our hotel window and see both castles. The walks were steep to these castles - why did they have to build castles on top of mountains!!
They didn't allow photos to be taken inside the castles so we only have pictures from the outside.
... s Sleeping Beauty Castle and later, similar structures.
The castle was amazing inside. So much work and craftsmanship. The interior was painted with scenes of the kings favourite stories and in his bed room, the stories were carved with timber. And so much detail! We were a little impressed. It would have cost so much money to build and on the mountain too! Imagine the workers slugging everything up the mountain to built ...
I've spent the last couple of days walking around Kaufbueren. Alex and his cousin Yula and myself have been going to the city center most everyday. Not to sound arrogant but I'm a little surprised at how few people here speak English. I was under the impression it was pretty common but it must be more centered around bigger cities. Most people here are pretty patient and I've gotten by pretty well so far. Traffic actually stops ...
Rained all day but wandered around old city constructed abutting a huge cliff into which has been dug the massive car park. The beautiful quadrangles spoilt by stalls being erected for impending market? Introduced to Salzburger Nockerl, beaten egg whites/meringue over hot ...
... bought it; indeed it is still governed by an iron willed monarch who lives in a Gothic castle on a hill. The second interesting fact, though somewhat more incredulous, is that Liechtenstein is the largest producer of false teeth in the world! Guess, it has to be famous for something!
We passed through the narrow western tip of Austria - believe me, half the time we have no idea which country we are even in! Our GPS does show where the borders used to ...
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