Mehr Schnee

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Birdhouses at the restaurant Dampfschiff (Steamship), in Grafrath, Bavaria. An interesting side-note: This restaurant used to serve the day-trippers from Munich from 1880 to 1939, when there used to be a steamship which would take them (first arriving at the Grafrath rail station) down the Amper River to the Ammersee. A new rail line straight to Herrsching spelled the end for the steamship, and all that remains now is the restaurant. There are very nice historic photos on the walls.

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Fresh snow in Klais, Bavaria (near Garmisch-Partenkirchen).

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Near the Bavarian-Tirolean border, from the train. The ski slopes and the Nordic ski tracks are full of skiers, and that keeps the local economy buzzing. Skiing as a form of transportation, by the way, turns out to be at least 7,000 years old.

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3 Responses to Mehr Schnee

  1. weltbeobachterin says:

    how beautiful, I really like both the scenery and the birdhouse. I hope in the Dampfschiff “hat es nicht wie in einem Vogelhäusl gezogen”

  2. Marcellina says:

    LOL! Nein, es war echt gemütlich. The only bad experience we ever had there was when sharing the terrace with a busload of drunken FC Bayern fans, who had stopped for lunch. But even that was tolerable.

  3. ellroon says:

    Wow!
    Really beautiful!

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