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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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The City Of Extremes

After our lovely two days in Croatia, it was time to go back home, slowly… First stop on the way to Brussels was N√ľrnberg. For me, this is a city of extremes. On the one hand, this is where Hitler had some of his most popular and fiercest Nazi party rallies. On the other hand, after World War II, this…

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