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Pictures from a Bus: Ramsau and Hintersee


The correct name is actually Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden; there is also a town called Ramsau in Austria. Anyway, on the last day of 2015 the weather was sunny but very cold; Lars and I liked to do some exploring and photographing, but without freezing to death. So, we took a free bus to Ramsau and Hintersee and took pictures of…

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Photo Essay: Königssee


Most hotels in Berchtesgaden offer their guests a free card, which allows them¬†to take most of the regional busses for free. One notable exception is the bus to Salzburg, which requires a return ticket of five euros per person. Anyway,¬†one sunny morning Lars and I took the bus to the¬†K√∂nigssee, which is often called the most beautiful alpine lake. We…

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A Visit to Berchtesgaden


Lars and I spent most of our Christmas holiday in Berchtesgaden, a small town in the southeast of Bavaria. It’s a very touristic place, thanks to its surrounding mountains and especially the Obersalzberg, which used to be a Nazi headquarter. You can also visit salt mines or spend a day in Salzburg, which is about 30 kilometres away. Unfortunately, we…

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