Posts tagged ‘marienbrücke (mary’s bridge)’

Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

A Love Lock
Location: Marienbrücke (Mary’s Bridge), Bavaria, Germany

It was rather cold and gloomy when we hiked along the Marienbrücke (Mary’s Bridge) located near the Neuschwanstein Castle in Hohenschwangau, Bavaria. It was the sight of love locks affixed to the railings that helped brightened the day.

One particular lock that caught my attention is pictured above. It’s vibrant red with the couple’s initials inscribed on it. Like the others, I assume the key was tossed 295 feet down the gorge below to ensure it stays locked as well as the affection they hold for each other.

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January 29, 2016 at 3:52 pm 6 comments

Inside Germany: The Neuschwanstein Castle

neuschwanstein castle
On our last day in Germany, we visited the 19th century Neuschwanstein Castle in the village of Hohenschwangau in Southwest Bavaria.

Located on top of the hill overlooking the village, it was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria as a personal refuge and in honor of his favorite composer, Richard Wagner.

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July 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm 6 comments

From The Book Thief

i have hated the words and i have loved them, and i hope i have made them right.

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