Hotel Alfa Muenchen
Travel Blogs from Munich
The wifi at the hostel was broken, so I wasn't able to post an update yesterday. Although, Thursday was a travel day to Munich, so there was nothing noteworthy to report anyway.
On Friday, I started the day at the infamous Dachau Concentration Camp. To be an honest traveler to Germany, I think I needed to be respectful of the past. While the death toll at Dachau was not as high as Auschwitz, it was the ...
... and Princess.
So (for my one fitbit friend) we had completed over 11,000 steps so it was time for pizza and beer!!! Bed at midnight!!!! again!!!!!
Early start for Paul - he is off on adventure for 11 hour bus trip to ............ Schloss Neuschwanstein (otherwise known as the Disneyland Castle. He also visited Schloss Linderhof.
Sharon - more pictures for you below.....
... nice architecture and a cuckoo clock that looks pretty cool when it chimes the hour.
We ditched the tour group and found the restaurant the aunties had loved 5 years ago when they were last in Munich. Of course we had the weiner schnitzel and also tried some wine soup (really really good - despite sounding pretty ordinary).. And in one of those small world moments - as the aunties were ...
... cheery and the oom-pa-pa music plays from the live bands (one on the ground floor and one on the third floor), glasses clink and you walk across sticky floors (from the beer spilling as waitresses carry stacks of up to 12 mugs of beer) through the warm beer halls. We chose to sit in an outdoor eating area, next to the chesnut trees, it was a little less noisy outside. The epic size of our beers was only matched by the epic size of this building. It ...
... names but we saw a cathedral with a large clock tower with a little show at 12 noon. We walked through the Residenz where some royalty and officials lived with very nice gardens in the back. We had a typical German lunch at a typical restaurant. I have to say the food was great but very heavy. Sausages for Kevin with sauerkraut, pork knuckle with potato dumpling for me, and grilled steak for my mother. It was amazing but I would have gotten sick of it in three days ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Pets allowed