Museum of Surrender

Museum of Surrender What is The Museum of Surrender? On Monday, 7 May 1945 at 2.41 am in the War Room of General Eisenhower’s supreme headquarters (S.H.A.E.F.), which occupied part of what was Reims’ technical college, the Allied Forces put an end to the Second World War in Europe by obtaining the unconditional surrender of […]

Neuschwanstein Castle

This was as spectacular as described. I will say one thing, you better be in good shape to do this tour. No vehicles can climb up to the castle so from the parking lot, you still have a ways to hike and then up to each floor. Not for the weary! The views from the […]

Dachau Concentration Camp

This was a great experience. Everyone should relive what took place here. It should never happen again! This is a pic of the incinerator room. Sad.

Neuschwanstein Castle & Fussen

Neuschwanstein Castle is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as a homage to Richard Wagner. Ludwig paid for the palace out of his personal fortune and by means […]

WHISTLE-STOP INGOLSTADT – TIPS FOR A SHORT VISIT

Thanks to Ingolstadt’s Tourism department, we have a few suggestions for a quick visit in this young town: WHISTLE-STOP INGOLSTADT – TIPS FOR A SHORT VISIT Why not spend an hour or two exploring Ingolstadt’s city centre? A tour of the Old Town offers a condensed yet in-depth overview of the city’s historical buildings and […]

Dachau Concentration Camp

On March 22, 1933, a few weeks after Adolf Hitler had been appointed Reich Chancellor, a concentration camp for political prisoners was set up in Dachau. This camp served as a model for all later concentration camps and as a “school of violence” for the SS men under whose command it stood. In the twelve […]

Munich, Germany

Munich is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, behind Berlin and Hamburg. About 1.5 million people live within the city limits. The year 1158 is assumed to be the foundation […]

Frauenkirche Church

The Frauenkirche (full name Dom zu Unserer Lieben Frau, “Cathedral of Our Dear Lady”) is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising and seat of its Archbishop. It is a landmark and is considered a symbol of the Bavarian capital city. The […]

First Stop, Munich!

Munich is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, behind Berlin and Hamburg. About 1.5 million [3] people live within the city limits. The year 1158 is assumed to be the […]

Dachau Concentration Camp

As sad as it is, there is a lot to learn about what happened to cause this. There is so much history here, we are going to include this in our Germany visit. On March 22, 1933, a few weeks after Adolf Hitler had been appointed Reich Chancellor, a concentration camp for political prisoners was […]