Friday, January 27, 2012

Munich

In October we went on a car trip to Munich (or München in German). It was so lovely. The city is very nice and we had a lovely time. Although it was really cold, specially for the time of year.



While in Munich we went to one of Munich ’s oldest breweries, the Hofbräuhaus, to have lunch.

The building was very beautiful with lovely details everywhere, including the ceilings.

On our way home we visited Schloss Hohenschwangau, a 19th century palace in southern Germany. It is located in the German village of Hohenschwangau near the town of Füssen in southwestern Bavaria, Germany, very close to the border with Austria.

On our way up to visit the palace there were lots of lovely bushes and trees...

and more ladybugs than I have ever seen in my entire life. On the yellow wall bellow if you look really hard you can see lots of small dots: well those are all ladybugs! It was like that all over the palace. I was fascinated!



However, this region is more famous because of the other palace that sits really close to this one: Schloss Neuschwanstein. The palace has appeared prominently in several movies and was the inspiration for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle.




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