Bavaria and surroundings

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by franken, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. franken

    franken Been here awhile

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    Hi all,
    so we can see some light at the end of the covid-19-tunnel. No, not realy. It's still a virus, and it is sitll here. But -- to borders open these days around us.
    Yes - they need the tourists.
    So from tomorrow on i can travel to Austria, switzerland, Italy and so on without control. (like it was before Covid-19). But there are still restrictions with Restaurants, Hotel and so on.
    So yesterday i did a very long tour to "Baden-Würtenberg". Highlights have been Sigmaringen, Stetten am kalten Markt, Blaustein and Ulm. (And the landscape ond the beautyful roads). :-)

    So let's go.

    Map of the tour:
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    Profile of the tour
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    Starting late as most times - first on small roads to Weilheim and on to Landsberg/ Lech. After nearly one week of rain - weather was great.

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    view from Landsberg/ Lech to the Alps - (a rare view). Zugspitze in Center.

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    Air Force Area Landsberg/ Lech. Transall Planes based here (used for Transport-issues).

    Took the "Autobahn" from Landsberg to Memmingen. Thats good for making some km. Cruise-Control set to 160 km/h and go (on the slow lane mostly). Fast lane the most at 200 km/h. (was not soooo much traffic this day).

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    From Memmingen followed first a track created with kurviger.de. The cross (near a farm) says: "pray the lord"

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    church nearby. The "nice" thing in this area - very green, not so much Cities. Nice hills. Great views.

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    typical farm house in this area. (I liked the yellow door). Sign says something about good milk.

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    some km later - what a surprise - a "cool" Museum. Erwin Hymer Museum at Bad Waldsee. Hymer - the entire world of Motorhoming. (Link)

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    Next stop - Chateau Altshausen. (behind me at this pic)

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    some work in progress at the moment.

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    a police station is placed in the right part of the chateau.

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    outisde Altshausen - farmer collected hay - a good chance for him.

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    and close to me - success. (looks like a poor mouse).
    So I'm north of lake Konstanz in this area - and now went more north. Next...

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    Sigmaringen - bridge over the (young) ....

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    Danube river (Donau).
    and the highlight so far ...

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    a Lidl-shop. -- no :-) ... Hohenzollern Palace Sigmaringen. Germanys second largest City Castle. (Link)
    Couldn't visit it - will reopen next week. (Covid-thing as you all know).

    So close to Sigmaringen is a little town with some personal history. Stetten am kalten Markt (direct trans. ;.) Stetten at the cold market. :-)

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    view to the apls (round 100 km away from here) - Hard to see on this pic - was better in real.

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    Stetten am kalten Markt - military training area - also know by soldiers as Stetten am kalten Arsch. (cold ass). I was here for a pre training of a NATO-exercise in Danmark in the early 90's. (close befor the war in Yogoslavia).
    I also could remember a very nice curvy road ftom Ulm to here - which i rode last with my Kawaski 750 GPX.
    ( :-) reading the last to sentences -- do young people know a Kawa GPX? or Jugoslavia? :-) -- I'm getting old. :-)

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    Next cool thing - Gewandhausmuseum Inneringen. Sorry, no engl. link for this. Shows historical clothing.

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    the brewery next door. ;-)

    Some km later -- next highlight.

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    Zwiefalten Abbey - (Link) -- Lots of tourist there - huge guesthous and a brewery.

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    passing the river Danube again. House near the bridge.

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    Donau (Danube river) - 2nd longest river in Europe. (Ending at the Black sea - Link)

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    Close to Blaustein - typical valley at "Schwäbische Alb". Like in Fanconia, good area for free climbing. (UNESCO Link)

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    Blaustein (Close to Ulm)
    why going to Blaustein - because of the Blautopf (sorry no photo this time) Link

    So then passed Ulm (no time for pictures) and the highest church tower in the world. (Ulmer Minster Link here). Ulm is a very nice town. Specialy the old town and the area along the danube river. (Should make a Ulm special next.. :-) )

    From Ulm took the Highway to reach Landsberg/ Lech in one hour and something.. (some sections with speed limit 120 km/h, mostly no limit. :-) )
    At Landsberg i decided to make some xtra km.

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    Close to lake Ammersee. View to the alps. Shadows getting longer. :-)

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    same pic - zoomed to the church.

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    the road up at the other side - last look to lake Ammersee. The little dot at the left side - a ballon.

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    Girafes and sheeps. (and a wolf in a sheep skin) :-)
    Buchheim Museum Lake Starnberg.

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    5 km later - south end lake Starnberg - Church of Seeshaupt. Blomberg and Zwiesel mountain.

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    pano-look.

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    and one more zoomed. :-) Bad Tölz mountains in the Background.

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    Close to home (5 km to go) - my best viewpoint at Zist.

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    Zugspitze in last light. (This day - too much tourist from Munic and around. No Parking -they stoped the visitors early).

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    sunset over a KTM

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    and a last close-up :-)

    10 min later i was back home.

    to be continued ...
    have fun

    Andreas
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  2. franken

    franken Been here awhile

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    Hi all,

    not a planed tour today. :-) Had to go north of Munic, because we bought a trailer. So i had to put the KTM on the trailer to see if everything is in the right place and size.
    After that - i was looking around a bit. So....

    here's the map:

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    and the profile:

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    Wörmann is a huge dealer for trailer in the north of muich - close to Dachau. Last week we fixed the deal, and i told the sales man that i will come with my KTM to adjust the wheel rocker(?).
    But the crew didn't know that i will come today - so we made a quick testing.

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    next week we will bring him home - our "Senkomat" - a lowering trailer. (so i'm able to load the bike allone).
    During our work - it started to rain a bit, but stoped then we finished. So i decided to take a little extra tour.

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    going north - from Dachau. rain clouds at the left.

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    Jetzendorf - Castle and church. (some nice old buildings in the center). A tree-climbing area nearby.

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    some km later - exotic birds. (Nandu?)

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    right near this nice rest-place

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    so the weather forced me to reach Pfaffenhofen - Begining of the Hallertau-area. Worldwide biggest area for Hop-plants. (needed for brewing beer).

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    Hopfen und Malz - Gott erhalts. :-) -- (by google translate: Hops and malt, may the Lord preserve it) :-)

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    close to Freising i found this. (if your small village looses it's residents, because everybody wants to live in a big city - you need wood-art) :-)

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    other side of the road. More art. (even the chiks)

    At Freinsing i did a small visit at friends of mine. But no long - weather get more bad. So i moved on.

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    Munich Airport - not much planes these days. Heavy rain in the background at the right side.

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    Munich Airport Tower - impressive rain clouds

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    I think at Moosinning - 40 km south of the other "wood-art" - seems to be a trend here.

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    Munic Haar - psychiatric hospital. (a part of it - very nice old building)

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    Between Haar and Neuperlach - a huge Gasthof and Beergarden. -- nearly no guests today (covid AND bad weather - not the best mix).

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    view to the (empty) beergarden (Biergarten) - side note - in tratitional beergarden you can bring your own food, but you always have to buy some beer (or something to drink). But it is also nice to take the offert food from the beergarden.

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    Munich Neuperlach - the rain that didn't catched me. Fun for the car drivers.
    So i went on to Harlachng, Grünwald and Straßlach.

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    way down to Isar river and Schäftlarn.

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    Isar river - flooded after all this rain the last days. The huge trees in the water a brought by the flood.

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    last pic - monastary Schäftlarn.

    10 km later at Wolfratshausen the rain finaly catched me. So i get wet a bit for the last 20km. ;-) (not bad at all).

    to be continued....

    have fun
    Andreas
  3. Oldschoolrocker

    Oldschoolrocker a.k.a. EZE Supporter

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    Wunderbar!! Nice trailer too! What do you tow the trailer with? Mercedes Benz van? :D
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  4. franken

    franken Been here awhile

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    Naa, - pretty close - but not a Van. :-)
    a T-Model
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  5. CdnGS

    CdnGS Been here awhile

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    Great reports Franken. Keep going!
  6. franken

    franken Been here awhile

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    Trailer at home now. 20200626_144117.jpg
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  7. franken

    franken Been here awhile

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    Hi all,
    yesterday - short before the heavy thunderstormes moved in - we made a test ride with the bike on the trailer. :-) 16km, bike didn't fall off. :-) So we are ready for our first big holiday with a bike on a trailer. Option 1 at the moment - Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and back on the ferry. Option 2 - France , Spain, Andalusia, Cuenca and Pyrenees.
    Depends all on Covid rules in August/ Sept.

    So - btw. - did my first border crossing this year today!!! :deal (which is kind of strange on not normal - but Covid-times).

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    Profile of the tour:

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    So - not a big ride - and not much inside Austria, but.... (bordercrossing is possible - had no control at the border, Police was sometimes there and had a look at the traffic).

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    fist stop - Moto Parking lake Plansee. (you see - it's nearly a 2m distance between the bikes).

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    summer holiday started in some regions. Plansee was crowded.

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    but not everywhere. :-)

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    some free space.

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    sun bath area at the end of lake Plansee direction Reutte.

    From Reuute i went down direction Ehwald to reach Namlos mountain road. -- and there -- some new "BAD" rules.

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    Bikes louder than 95 dB are not allowed to drive here. (till Oct 31th). There are some Online Petitions against this new rules, and some Demos - but in this area of Tirol its a law at the moment.
    On this 40 km part - i saw 1 noise control, 2 Radar speed traps and on normal control (took out all bikes).

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    some german bikers say that they dont drive here anymore.
    So this could be the beginning of "the end".
    Fee is round 220 €. And this is for Motorbikes only, not for loud trucks and not for loud cars. I hate this kind of bullshit. (rules only for Bikers, not for "all").

    A map with blocked roads is here: (Klick)

    So you can't go on this roads with a BMW S 1000 RR, Ducati Multistrada 1260, Harley Dyna Street Bob or Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory - and some more. I hate this.
    Rule is for all bikers, even the people who lives in this area. So maybe some could not use their legal buyed bike.

    I went up Thanheimer Tal, to reach Pfronten - it started t rain in the alps.

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    weather went bad, landscape not. :-)

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    closer look to the lake at Thannheimer Tal.

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    Police check at the beginning of DB-rule in Thannheimer Tal.

    So Austria is NO FUN for bikers in some parts at the moment.

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    so went out of the mountains - and escaped the rain. Behind Füssen - some wood art (carving art)

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    nice work (even for sale)

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    when i escaped the rain, i decided to make a stop at the little bar at the Ammerschlucht and its bridge. A nice spot - mostly good for a small talk with other bikers.
    you can get some drinks - Schnitzel, Currywurst - Ice cream.

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    5 km later - Bad (or good) Bayersoien. A nice little village. I found this interesting.

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    based at this old farm.

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    some 400 m later - differnd art

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    typical house (often with private apartment for tourists)

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    the lake at Bad Bayersoien (btw. they have a "natural ice" Icehockey stadium - playing in a very low league)

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    Guest house at the end of the village. (nice one)

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    2 km later - some of the rare "non paved roads" in germany. 2 km easy off-road fun. :-) (and a nice forest)

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    than paved again

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    passing a nice litte river

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    to reach this littel lake at the little village Kalkofen/ Schöffau.

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    closer look to the Water lilies.

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    so - time to go home (for them and me :-) )

    20 min later i was home again, and 40 min later it was raining like hell. (good timeing) :-)

    to be continued...
    have fun
    Andreas
  8. Oldschoolrocker

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    I love your reports with the maps. I look to see where I had been in my youth and love it when I see town names I recognize. We used to stay in Reutte on weekends to go skiing. Nice old couple named Obermeyers. The man would drive us to the ski area (Hanenkam?) every morning. Great memories! Cheers!
  9. franken

    franken Been here awhile

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    Hi all,
    @Oldschoolrocker: Hahnenkamm - yes correct. To refresh your ski memories -- a link to the actual ski area -- Reutte cable car and lifts.

    during the week the weather here was mostly like this.:

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    but yesterday - sunday - was a perfekt day for a ride. And what to say ... wow, wow, wow -- it was fantastic - the pics can't tell the hole.
    On the other hand - 2 car driver tried to kill me by going into my main road with overseen me. 50cm space left to a crash was pretty close.

    But ... let's see the pics - and...

    Map of the tour:
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    so - second time Austria this Covid-year. First time Switzerland, and first time Italy. (only for a short time).

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    So here you can see the outline: First peak - Fernpass (behind Garmisch) km 60, than second - Reschenpass km 160, 3rd - Umbrail and Stelvio (Stilfser Joch) km 220 , 4th Jaufenpass km 340 near Meran, 5th Brenner km 370 and from Inn valley up to Seefeld and last down from Walchensee to Kochsee.
    :-) I love this tour -- (as a yearly highlight).

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    First stop - Garmisch.
    @george. C. Marshall European Center for secuity studies. (Wiki Link).
    Some more Info here -- (link)

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    "Ami go home!" :-) No -- Mr. Marshall himself.

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    Germany's highest - seen from Austria @ Ehrwald

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    Ehreals area - famous tourist region

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    Top of the mountain. Cable Eibsee - Zugspitze

    Next part is just making km. Passing Landeck and then up to

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    Rechenpass and it's beautyful lake - view to Ortler Mountain

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    zoomed

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    the legandary church in the lake. (wehre the old town was before the dam was build) - most fotographed in this area. Behind the mountain in the background is a great Mountainbkie trail to Switzerland.
    A very good video about the Mountainbike Trail Reschen - Uina - Sur En - Reschen -- here (Klick)

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    Reschen down - some nice buildings

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    enough rooms, or?

    When i ride to Stilfser Joch - i prefare to go up via Umbrail pass. So i entered Switzerland - asked at the border for special Coroan rules - and get controlled by police at the beinning of the pass road. (just a look at the bike).

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    the beauty of Umbrail pass road - no marmods this time. (At the beginning very small road - and then - here - it opens up.

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    little mountain river nearby

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    biker and bikers

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    perfect line? hm - naja - :-)

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    here they passed me

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    little red corvette?? No - Snow blower on top of Umbrail.

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    war memorial Umbrail. (WW I)

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    look to Stilfser from Umbrail. Where the road meets the Stelvio pass road coming up from Bormio (ski area) - you cross the Border again - into Italy

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    Top Of Stilfser Joch - view from Tibeter Hütte (link)

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    crowded like always. Even in Covid-times.

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    best view - Stelvio road

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    Tibeter Hütte and Ortler Mountain

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    an other great mountainbkike trail at the hill in the background.

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    hard to reach by foot

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    the way up to Tibet.

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    on more "famous" view. ;.)

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    even here - crowded.

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    2728m alt. (says Garmin) ;-) -- Wiki says: link

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    amd tje sign says --- :-)

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    View to Ortler - at the right near Tibet house - the place i was before.

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    the real reason why i'm here. Get a "Bratwurst with Kraut". (on Facebook - here)

    After the Bratwurst - time to go donw the road you've seen the pics before.

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    I stoped for a pic - and saw an helicopter at work - later and more down - it was a resue flight. They took down a climer in trouble. (Heli was near the road - 10 km more down - to xchange with an ambulance car)

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    on the road - Italian style riding

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    up and away. :-)

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    last view to ortler

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    a famous person owns this. -- Gustav Thöni at Trafoi. He was nne of the best alpine ski racer in the 70's. (Wiki)

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    closer look

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    near the end of the decent. -- another strange place.
    One guy worked and collected all these bones and stones and things - If he meets you he charges one Euro for Fotos and for his work. Then he wishes you all the bestand health and luck. -- nice

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    Impressions

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    take a look - when you pass the house - its fun
    Then on to Vinschgau area - direction Meran (Merano)

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    a huge area for fruits -- mostly apple trees

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    35 km down this valley

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    high specialised apple trees

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    passing some castels like this one

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    Italian garden styling

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    Close to Meran

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    View to Meran (and Apple trees)

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    the white building in the background is a huge guest house and brewery.

    Passed Meran withaout pics - and a near crash. :-) Up to Pasaier valley direction Timmelsjoch and Jaufenpass. (very nice curvy road - (no time for pics - too much curves)-

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    Sandwirt - Andreas Hofer's birthplace (Tyrol freedom fighter) -- Wiki

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    Jaufenpass - look down to Passaier valley - and a Vespa nearby.

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    Mountain view

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    love views like this one

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    top of Jaufen - late afternoon - not much traffic. :-)

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    The way up

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    other side - view to Sterzing (and Brenner area)

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    the way down

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    very differnd - Top of Brenner pass road - the huge outlet center. At the end of the building the border to Austria.
    Passed Innsbruck and Seefeld then.

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    Karwendel Mountain - Mittenwald in last sun light.

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    Cable and viewpoint - go up at Mittenwald
    I climbed this when i was in the army (round 1986)

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    nearly last stop - Kochelsee

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    close to sunset

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    nice view

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    well done KTM - all that curves. :-)

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    at Bichl - close to home - sunset

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    Bichl and ..

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    Benediktenwand.

    ;-)

    a long - beautyful tour.

    to be continued....
    have fun

    Andreas
  10. Pongo

    Pongo Been here awhile

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    Some of my favorite roads there. Thank you for sharing.
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    It has been many decades since I was in Deutchland - Bayern and Österreich and it is still beautiful. Vielen Dank für die Bilder
  12. franken

    franken Been here awhile

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    Thanks for your comments -
    @popscycle: yes - still beautyful, but much more crowded and too much traffic sometimes.

    So - another tour with Michi. - This time we went into Altmühltal. (north area of Munich). So let's see...

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    the profile:

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    As we live at 2 differend directions of Munich - this time we meet at Landshut. So i had a 120 km highway ride first.

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    at a gas station near highway @Lanshut.
    First target was Kehlheim.

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    nice renovated village center on our way

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    first stop - Kehlheim at Danube river

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    view to "Befreiungshalle" (see older report)

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    boat tour - reduced in Covid times.

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    Danube river
    From Kehlheim we went to Hemau - where i spent nearly 2 years ...

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    in this building. (1. RakArtBtl. 42) .

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    coat of arms.
    The Army left this place in 2004. (i left this place in 1987 - changed to the army hospital in Ulm). Actual it is a huge parking for not sold cars.

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    the city of Hemau changed a lot (looks more nice than in the 80's)

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    via Beilngries we reached the "Altmühltal" and followed the river altmühl - nice castle

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    V.I.P - R.I.P - more than 100 years old writeings.

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    BMW starts to loose oil at left suspension. :-(

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    nearly not to see - some paragliders over Altmühl valley.

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    looking back to the castel.

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    Reached Eichstätt then - Huge churches - University City.

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    nice old buildings

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    City center

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    more nice buildings

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    other side - had some good ice cream here.

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    leaving Eichstätt, and close to Ingolstadt - huge gasoline tanks

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    Refinery near Lenting - reminds me on ....

    They came from England
    They came from France
    All the way from the USA
    Just to take a chance
    They came from Holland
    Germany, Scandinavia too
    The rebel citizen driver's, look out
    They come blasting through
    And they would drive all the way
    Through the pouring rain
    All night and all day
    Non-stop all the way

    Jacking it in for the last drive, jacking it in for the last drive now
    Jacking it in for the last drive, jacking it in for the last drive now

    Outlaw motorcycle gangs joined forces with the citizen drivers
    And had become the spearhead,
    Finding out the routes that would take them south,
    Away from the cold north to the sun, ....

    The last drive - Eric Burdon Band. :-)

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    Behind Lenting we crossed again the Danube river and passed some nice lakes like this one

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    short after this we separeted - Michi went to Landshut -- me direction Freising/ Munich

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    we also crossed the Hallertau. (hop area - beer brewing ;-) )

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    Munich - Schwabing - Leopoldstraße -- one of "the main" roads (shopping, bars, seen and not seen, University ....)

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    bavarian King

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    Odeonsplatz. Close to the city.

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    leave the big city via Solln - to have this view at Icking.

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    Zoomed direction Bad Tölz
    20 km later home agian.

    to be ...
    ah - no - just a moment -- this night we got this ....

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    Comet - Neowise“ or C/2020 F3.

    :-)

    to be continued....
    have fun

    Andreas
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    TaMPerer Been here awhile

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    Are they measuring, or looking at what is stamped on the frame?
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    franken Been here awhile

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    Terve TaMPerer.
    At this point and day - they where only looking - but they even could measure (and they do a lot of times - as much as i read about this). Even police in other countries might measure and disallow you to go on then you are too loud. (all those ilegal chances at the exhaust).
    For these roads in Tyrol - they even don't need to measure - they look into your papers - and if you have more than 95dB in the field - your are not allowed to use the road. If you have the correct sound in your papers - but changed something - you get also into trouble.
    That means u can't use the roads with a Ducati Multistrada - too loud in the papers.
    Even the "so many controls" are fun-killing in this area. (but this might be that they want).
    have fun
    Andreas
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    TaMPerer Been here awhile

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    Thanks for a clear explanation. If I ever ride again in Germany or Austria again on my bikes, it won't be on the Ducati..
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    franken Been here awhile

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    Hi all
    today - something differend - :-)
    a little night special
    :-)

    here we go -
    this weekend i was not able to do a ride - but could catch "Neowise" again -

    let's watch it

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    went up to Zist - 5 km outside my town - was realy crowded that night - everybody watched the Komet - i did first a pic in the other direction
    Milkyway over the alps. The big dot - might be Mars. (not sure)

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    more miikyway - the small line on the right is a plane or the ISS

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    Neowise in center - in real it was more dark - and i couldn't see the comet that good

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    more milyway and alps

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    Camera laying on ground - the stars above me

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    changed from 35 to 200 objective. (So the shot was too long, but ok for me)

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    one more with Camera non ground

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    and one more with a plane or ISS

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    and a last one - a great night
    a professional will make much better pics - but for me it's ok. Have to learn a bit more how to develop this kind of pics.

    So hope you enjoyed that "non bike reladed" part.
    to be continued....

    have fun
    Andreas
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    franken Been here awhile

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    Hi all,
    even no big tour today. Just brought the bike to the garage - to get a new back tire tomorrow. (but did not take the straight way) :-)
    Let's see it

    Map of the tour:
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    looks strange? was because of rain - so i could not go to Wallgau, had to race back to Tölz. (and ... but see this later) :-)

    Profile of the tour:
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    St. Johannisrain - road is blocked for public traffic. - But i want to have a pic of the nice little chappel. (and Walchensee mountains in the back) - the road is part of my bycicle track around Penzberg.

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    same place - look to Benediktenwand.

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    next stop Wackersberg (near Tölz). Nice old farm-houses.

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    Altwirt Wackersberg - nice Beergarden. Sign says "Tafelspitz" (kind of beef) with potato salat and "Kren" (horseradish) 13,20€ and Deer steak with Rösti and vegetables 18,50€

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    close to Lenggries - a KTM painted car. :-)

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    very nice old house. near Lenggries

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    Inn and butcher shop and locals wearing tratitional clothes.

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    Sylvenstein lake

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    Church in Fall. (Ludwig Ganghofer - "Der Jäger von Fall").

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    the way up to Eng-valley (Ahornboden).
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    At the toll station i turned around, because the weather turned bad.

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    Inn and Hotel at Hinterriss - the valley is a dead end - this part is in Austria. You cant reach the rest of Austria from here - you must pass Germany.

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    On the way back down - found this.
    The way to Wallgau - was full of rain - and i was not prepared. So i tried to escape via Tölz.
    But... close to Lenggries ... get catched. :-)
    and had a nice small talk with the owner of ...

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    this nice old bike - Motor of the DKW was just rebuild - so he was riding carefuly.

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    so - 3 Bikers spent some min. under the bridge. :-) But not toooo long. :-)

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    5 km later it was try. And at Bad Heilbrunn it looked like nothing happend.

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    cows on the way home at Bad Heilbrunn.

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    and finaly the KTM parked for the service tomorrow. :-)

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    at the new KTM Dealer close to my home. :-)

    So - next might be one more tour - or our holiday tour to Finland.

    to be continued...
    have fun
    Andreas
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    franken Been here awhile

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    Hi all,
    new rear tire mounted. :-). So made a small tour today. Summerholiday is comming closer. Still we have to hope, that we don't face a new lockdown in the next 2 weeks, before we can start.
    Before we start with todays tour -- something completely different.

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    our brave little greek turtle - recovering from her surgery one year ago - doesn't give up every day. We love her so much for this.

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    our russian turtle - king of the hill. :-) -- very relaxed 2 days ago - one of the hottest days this year

    but now ... back to bavaria and bike. :-)
    Today was the hottest day this year - we had round 32°C - so i tryed do to a relaxed tour close to home. Tourist area were overcrowded. Police closed some roads to Garmisch, Zugspitze and it was full in a lot of places. Too much tourists for some areas (not enough space for parking cars).

    Here like always...
    Map of the tour.

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    profile of the tour:
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    Left Penzberg to Sindelsdorf. Wanted to go to Murnau, but an burning car at the highway entrance Murnau stopped this plan. Police forced me to go on the Autobahn. So i did a quick ride on the highway to Oberau. Huge trafficjam at the end of the highway until Oberau so i decided to go up to Ettal and on to...

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    this famous little village - known worldwide for his passion play. The 2020 edition is delayes because of Covid-19 and re-scheduled 2022.
    The Passion play is performed every 10 years since 1634 by the inhabitants of the village.
    Wanna know more - link to Wiki (here)

    Oberammergau is also know for his well painted houses. So let's see them.

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    Paintings regarding Brothers grimm fairy tail. It is a children's home with a dark past. Children get eaten and abused in the 50's, 60's and 70's. It stoped round 1975. (but i don't know exactly) They started to talk about this in 2010.

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    the other building

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    closer to the city - nice paintings

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    little (tourist) shop and guesthouse.

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    other side of the road

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    church of Oberammergau

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    build 1775 says the writeing at the right

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    typical tavern-scene.

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    City - shop

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    Hotel Alte Post - with Restaurant (places outside)

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    wood carving - gift shop

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    the location of the performance

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    One more on the way out. Sign says that here was the route of the post carriage from Augsburg to Venice (Italy)

    So I left Oberammergau, and went on direction Saulgrub, but get left into small roads to follow the river Ammer via Unternogg and Morgenbach.

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    Farmhouses between the main villages

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    the nice small road

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    Cowboy equipment. (gear?). The horse on the left - view from front or back? :-)

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    at the end of the small road - a (today) heavy crowded lake.

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    refreshing
    Me - had a cold drink at the Ammerschlucht bridge 2 km later.

    Then on to Böbing and direction Staffelsee/ Murnau.
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    at Schöffau - Sign talks about home and Homesick.

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    tavern and guesthouse

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    road through Schöffau

    Then passed Murnau and went on to
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    Aidling near lake Riegsee.

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    nice new houses at the end of Aidling

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    the nice small road to Habach - close to home.

    had a nice bbq then with Tina - before the thunderstorms came in.

    so have fun
    to be continued...

    Andreas
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    franken Been here awhile

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    36h rain, so we are flooded. Road is blocked today. Might reopen tomorrow. 20200804_125224.jpg 20200804_125023.jpg 20200804_124811.jpg 20200804_125015.jpg 20200804_124939.jpg 20200804_182135.jpg
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    franken Been here awhile

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    So, rain has gone - heat is back.
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    on this picture normaly you can't see water. :-)
    I think it looks quite nice - now.

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    Highest was at 6m - round 3m more than normal. Was round 100l/ m2 in 36h. Far too much.

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    So today - was in my office with my bike. Had a long day - finished an update far too late. Left office at 10 p.m.
    Normaly i avoid rinding at night - tonight it was cool. An orange nearly full moon to the left - and some good songs from Talk Talk, Talking Heads, Nick Cave and Dead can Dance made the ride back home somehow cool.

    I enjoyed it a lot.

    So - more than 30°C the next days - then finaly pack for our tour to Finland - still we don't know if it will be possible. We hope we can go.

    To be continued....
    have fun
    Andreas