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Re: Autobahn driving hazards: ducks and planes

PHeymont ·
It must be duck season in Europe! Moments after I posted the story above, I found an Italian weekend story, with video, of Rome police holding up traffic in the Italian capital. A passerby posted a video of the action, and now, perhaps, ducks will replace cats in internet popularity. Anyway, here's the story, with the video embedded near the bottom
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Re: Emperor Ludwig's Ettal Monastery and Abbey, Bavaria

DrFumblefinger ·
A beautiful destination I was previously unaware of. Thanks, Samantha.
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Re: Emperor Ludwig's Ettal Monastery and Abbey, Bavaria

George G. ·
A beautiful monastery. Visited many times on our road trips from Augsburg to Garmisch and beyond. I never could drive by without stopping. One of my snowy day photos.
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Re: Allmächd! A small guide to Franconia

PHeymont ·
Sitting just now at the Bratwursthäusle next to the Sebalduskirche, with the empty plate from my bratwurst in front of me...thanks again for your wonderful introduction to Franconia! For anyone else coming: best-ever potato soup before the wurst, and a glass of Lederer dunkel!
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Re: Allmächd! A small guide to Franconia

PHeymont ·
Here's that soup, by the way!
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Re: Allmächd! A small guide to Franconia

Travel Rob ·
Thank you Nadja for showing us more about Franconia and giving some historyI I've been to Nuremberg and wished I had this information then.. I guess reason to go back!
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Re: Allmächd! A small guide to Franconia

PHeymont ·
I haven't been to Nuremberg since about 1960...but that might change on my Germany visit next year...I tend to follow the trail of the good sausages!
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Re: Allmächd! A small guide to Franconia

Travel Luver ·
It's an interesting piece. I really wasn't that aware of Franconia. Now I want to go and have some of those sausages and pork roast!
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Re: Allmächd! A small guide to Franconia

Ottoman ·
Thank you for taking the time to share all this information Nadja. And the photos of the delicious food..."sehr gut". I must go now..."ich bin hungrig".
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Re: Allmächd! A small guide to Franconia

Nadja von Elm-Weber ·
If I find some time again, maybe there will be a "part 2" to this ;-) with some information on interesting music festivals like "Blues will eat big Schweinebraten" (pork roast) or the famous "Bardentreffen" where there are stages set up in the whole city for different bands and other art events like "Die blaue Nacht" (the blue night)...
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Get Your Drink On at Hofbrauhaus – Munich, Germany

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband had a great time drinking a liter of beer, listening to music, enjoying a pretzel, and making new friends at Hofbrauhaus in Munich, Germany. Check it out while in the area. You won't be disappointed.
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Emperor Ludwig's Ettal Monastery and Abbey, Bavaria

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband really enjoyed their visit to Emperor Ludwig's Ettal Monastery and Abbey in Bavaria, Germany. It is absolutely gorgeous.
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Autobahn driving hazards: ducks and planes

PHeymont ·
Last week was not the best for traffic on Germany's high-speed autobahns, as two major tie-ups were caused by totally unexpected events: a flock of orphaned ducks, and a disabled fighter plane.   On Friday, near Kiel in northern Germany, a...
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Bavaria claims a 'Top 10' spot among tourism regions

PHeymont ·
Listed at #8 of Lonely Planet's top 10 tourist regions in Europe, Bavaria wants everyone to know what they've got, from large cities like Munich to stunning Alpine regions, King Ludwig's fantasy castles (Neuschwanstein is shown above) and more.  ...
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Where's Smokey the Bear when you need him?

PHeymont ·
That's really gotta hurt and the pain shows on the face of Bavaria's Forestry Minister Helmut Bunner, who thought he was dumping dead ashes in a small forest near his house.   A few hours later, he noticed flames in the area and called fire...
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June 27, 2018: German Fleckvieh (Simmental) Cows

Samantha ·
Samantha shares a few of the many pictures she took of the brown and white German Fleckvieh (Simmental) cows.
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Allmächd! A small guide to Franconia

Nadja von Elm-Weber ·
Allmächd!  is a typical Franconian dialect exclamation—best translated as “almighty!” After my tweet @TravelGumbo a few days ago (“Sage travel advice: never call a ‘Franconian’ (native of northern Bavaria)...
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October 11, 2016: Three Bavarian Alpine Horn Players.

George G. ·
Is there anything more Bavarian than alpine horns? George G shares our Pic of the Day.
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February 27, 2017: Wessobrunn Abbey, Bavaria

George G. ·
A visit with George G to an abbey whose origins go back to the 8th century. It's near Augsburg, Germany.
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June 26, 2019: German Fest Lakewood, Colorado

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband had a great time at the German Fest in Lakewood, CO. They even make some new friends from Germany.
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