Who would have thought that we would travel farther than Garmisch to reach the mountains. But we did. Two full train stops beyond Garmisch lies Mittenwald.
Its Saturday morning and time for another adventure. I have just reunited with Michi on Zugspitze and we are wondering, what to do next. The answer is easy: Straight back to hell!
I have been to the top of Zugspitze but never with the cable car. And, if it were not for 8 sterneous hours of climbing, this would not change. Albeit, 8 beautiful hours, through steep river valleys, across ladders, over the glacier and across the high alpine terrain of the Zugspitze peak. What a ride.
After several weeks of home office, it feels great to leave the city and head for the mountains. Our favorite Hidaway in Garmisch reopened just in time for Pfingsten. Hence, we are back at Graseck.
We escaped Covid-19 as long as possible. But on Saturday March 21, Bavaria introduced a statewide Cocid-19 curfew. People are allowed lo leave their homes only to buy food, get fresh air, go to work and vistit the doctor. Munich is not fully deserted but the streets are empty at night. During sunny days, it gets quite crowded. Fingers crossed…
Ski jumping may not be the most exciting sport of all but its only 1.5h from Munich to onr of the biggest ski jump events of the year, the Neujahrsspringen of the Vierschanzentournee. And what else is there to do on early new year morning than to catch a train. Continue reading “Neujahrsspringen in Partenkirchen”
After a Friday night (steak at Goldenes Kalb and great wine at Franks) and a lazy Saturday, its time for the mountains. Garmisch Partenkirchen is only 1:20 by train from Munich. But the panorama of Zugspitze and Alpspitze is breathtaking.
We had a “Haxen Weekend” (Friday Haxe at Haxenbauer, Saturday at Andechs). Andechs dedinately has the crust figured out, while Haxenbauer has very tender meet.Also, we had a beautiful hike to Andechs. Continue reading “Beautiful day at Andechs”