Category Archives: Mountains

German Cows Coming Down From Mountain Pastures to a Town Celebration

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We attended a fall festival in a German town that was approximately 2 hours from Munich. The farmers brought the herds of cows down from the mountains between 9 am and 12 noon. Each cow was decorated with a large … Continue reading

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Aiplspitz Mountain Day Hike in Bavaria, Germany

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The weather was perfect for a hike. The hike was rigorous and the elevation at the summit of the mountain was 5768 feet. The hike passed through several kinds of terrain. It started out going up a rocky trail through … Continue reading

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Hohenschwangau Castle in Bavaria, Germany

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What a beautiful day it was to explore the grounds of this castle.  Note the swan on the center of the roof. Many good views of the town and of the nearby Neuschwanstein castle as well. The views looking down … Continue reading

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Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany

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We took a day trip to see this grand castle. I am told that it is the most visited place in Germany. After seeing the crowds there I believe it. The castle has a unique location, built on the side … Continue reading

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Linderhof Palace in Bavaria, Germany

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I took a day trip from Munich to the Linderhof Palace this week and enjoyed the sights and sounds of this beautiful place, nestled next to majestic German mountains. This post shows the palace, the fountains, gardens, and many of … Continue reading

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Reflections from a Mountain Top Experience

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This past Saturday I joined with many family members and friends to remember the life of my father-in-law.  He stepped into eternity on May 23rd. After songs were sung, hugs were given, words about him were spoken, and tears were … Continue reading

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