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.
October 3rd is a public holiday and we take the chance to explore Tegernsee and climb to Neureuth. The city of Tegernsee is a 1h train ride from Munich. Over night, the temperatures have dropped significantly and its quity chilly.
From the train station, we trek towards Hotel Tegernsee and follow th path upward into the forest.
Oktoberfest is the ultimate inauguration for any new citizen of Munich. Fortunately, Franzi and Kathi were our guides on our way to Munich.
Its a beautiful Sunday. To avoid the weekend crowds at Oktoberfest, we decide to take the train to Herrsching at Ammersee and hike to Andechs. Its not Oktoberfest but we are not exactly alone, either.
First sunlight sweeps across the barren plains and paints thousands of pagodas in a golden color. The basket of our balloon gently lifts of the ground and we drift into the dawn. Some claim that Myanmar is the land of perfect sunrises and sunsets. This may be true for all we know. We have enjoyed the must stunning dis-/appearances of our sunwhile we traveled this beautiful but also incredibly poor country. Here is our story.