Category Archives: Germany

Reflections – Summer in Austria & Bavaria

To finish the posts of the summer of 2018, I thought I would leave you with some of the impressions & thoughts from the trip. There was certainly a lot of driving done in those 10 days.  Nearly 3,200 km … Continue reading

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Day 10 – Homeward bound as fast as I can.

Awoke in this morning and feeling not much better.  Had been a rough night.  Thankfully next to the hotel was a Shell Petrol station so while I was filling up with petrol I was able to buy some more paracetamol … Continue reading

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Day 9 – On the trail of the Grand Tour

Awoke to a lovely sunny morning and over breakfast faced the fact that in an hour I would have to say bye to my friends from NZ and head north (first sad thing of the day).  The start of a … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Part 2: An afternoon in Füssen

After a morning in a King’s lala-land we headed back down to base in Füssen for a late lunch and some souvenir shopping.  Got my lunch, got some Bavarian snaps Hopfenbitter (vodka flavoured with hops) for midsummer but unfortunately I … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Part 1: A “Mad?” King’s Lala-land of Swan Shire & New Swan Stone

Good morning, good morning from one of the southern most points of Germany.  So close to the border that if I get out of one side of the bed I am in Germany and the other in Austria. 😀  Today … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Part 2: The Many Shires of Bavaria

This post will be somewhat shorter than the last and much lighter in temperament.  It was our pick-me-up after the burden of the negative, dark and overwhelming impressions of Dachau.  And just like that our brief visit to Munich was … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Part 1: The Death Camps

WARNING: There maybe disturbing text & pictures in this post.  This was not an easy post to write.  Many thoughts and experiences are still swimming around in my head after having visited this place almost 9 months ago. ————————————————————————————————————————— The … Continue reading

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