Munich Continued

Our time in Munich is coming to a close– we leave Thursday afternoon (and arrive in Taipei Friday night).  Mostly, we’ve walked and walked and walked, as we often do on vacation; enjoying the sights and sounds of the city.  When we woke up this morning it was cold and snowing, which quickly turned to…

Colorful Munich

As I started going through our photo edits from each day I noticed something interesting, many of the buildings are quite colorful.  In the dead of winter when the trees are bare and the flowerpots are empty, it is nice to splashes of color. Here’s a sample of the some of the color we’ve seen…

Lots of Window Shopping

On December 24 at 2 pm ALL of the stores closed for Christmas, so we’ve spent a lot of time window shopping.  Most of the restaurants and cafes are open though.  Each day we head out around 10 am, walk a few miles around the Altstadt and then head into a small restaurant for lunch. …

Berchtesgaden Day 2

Day two was mostly spent in Berchtesgaden roaming the streets, eating wonderful food and visiting a family grave site.  The beautiful weather of the previous day had left and we were stuck with overcast, rain filled skies.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to our family and friends around the world.  We hope that the day is filled with great company and delicious food.  For our friends down under, enjoy the beach and warm weather and for our friends to the north stay warm, huddle around the fire and enjoy each other’s company.

Berchtesgaden and Marktschellenberg

One of the main reasons for coming to Germany was to visit family and see some of my roots.  I’ve heard my father, grandfather and grandmother tell me stories about Berchtesgaden and I’ve seen some old photos, but really needed to see it with my own eyes.  We ended up staying for one night and…