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Füssen-Munich, Germany

We only spent two days in Germany as we traveled from Switzerland to Czech Republic. We stopped for two places in Germany, Füssen and Munich. Füssen is a small town, and is famous for the nearby Neuschwanstein Castle. Neuschwanstein is not a Medieval castle, but is a Romanesque Revival palace built in the nineteenth century. Unfortunately, because the best lookout point was under construction, views of the castle were limited. The castle tour was worth going for. They offered audio guide during the tour.

I will definetely go back to revisit this fairy tale place.

San Juan.

Countryside in southern Germany. This picture was taken when we were traveling to Füssen by train, which was comfortable and quiet. I felt greately relaxed after backpacking for five days.

Walking on a street in San Juan, after dinner.

View of Neuschwanstein Castle from my Airbnb place. Unlike other castles, Neuschwanstein Castle was not built for defense purposes, but as a fanciful retreat for Ludwig II of Bavaria. Every single room in Neuschwanstein was adorned by breathtaking paintings. Photos were not allowed inside the castle.

On the beach at night.

View of Hohenschwangau Village and Hohenschwangau Castle from Neuschwanstein Castle balcony. Hohenschwangau Castle is another famous castle in Germany. It was built for Maximillian II, father of Ludwig II.

San Juan.

Behind Neuschwanstein Castle. The iron bridge was the best lookout for the castle.

San Juan.

Another view from Neuschwanstein Castle

San Felipe del Morro Fortress, a 16th-century citadel.

Man reading by fountain, Munich. This looks like an HDR processed photo, but it’s not. The light was funky.

San Felipe del Morro Fortress.

Antiquarium of the Munich Residenz. The Munich Residenz, the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs of the House of Wittelsbach, is the largest city palace in Germany.