3 days in Bavarian Germany

We had three more days and I had planned a quiet three days after the cruise. I was able to find a rental car in the small town where the cruise ended and so we had that to look around the countryside.

I wanted to unwind time. So I went to the airbnb website(https://www.airbnb.com/) again and looked for a country setting to stay at.  We found a little farm that had horses in such a small town that we even had trouble finding it on the google earth map.  It looked like such a nice quiet place that I was excited to go there. Ida and Thomas were such great hosts even with our limited language between us. They struggled to understand our English and we used a translator to help with some of the words. they showed us around their little farm. They had refurbished so much of it. We could certainly see all the work they had done. Wow! we could appreciate all that hard work but the place looked so nice now!

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The view of the little town nearby and the view from their farm.

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Ida had known that we were celebrating our 40th Wedding Anniversary and had a very special gift for us. She had earned a medallion as a child because she had hiked many miles with him as a child of about 7 years old. And this medallion she had had for 40 years…so she wanted to share it with us. Wow!!! I was so overwhelmed and so appreciative!

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They took us into their closest town for a traditional Bavarian meal. Then we walked around and looked at the town and stopped for a ice cream. We loved this quiet place and would have loved to stay longer.

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Thomas and Ida were such gracious hosts too. You don’t get that kind of service at a hotel!!!

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They told us about a museum to preserve the Bavarian way of life. We went and spent 4 hours there just looking around. Neat.

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Our next stop was a small town called Mossburg which was about 30 miles from Munich airport. I again went to Airbnb and found a nice place to stay for our last two nights. Once again we had great hosts, Hubert and Angelika. They had a nice comfortable room for us. We walked to a local Bavarian restaurant and were trying to order when a local heard us and came over to help us in English. He was such a help too.

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The next day we drove around a bit as it was raining. We went to the country seat which was the town of Freising.

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There we saw lots of old buildings and had some coffee and sat and watched the people go by.

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It was very relaxing. That evening Hubert and Angelika took us to another Bavarian restaurant.

Next day we headed off to go to the airport in Munich. We were ready to get home. We had a great time but we were ready to be back in familiar surroundings again. Our flight back was uneventful.  Kent’s sister and husband met us at the Portland airport. We tried to stay awake  after traveling about 18 hours and share some of our trip. It was so gracious of them to host us overnight.

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The next day we drove the 4 hours back to our RV house. We thank God for a marvelous trip and a wonderful way to commemorate our 40th Wedding anniversary.

Here is a video with more pictures. Check it out at:https://vimeo.com/132401034

Jan for the Roaming Reimers

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4 Responses to “3 days in Bavarian Germany”

  1. Rachel Says:

    It was great that you saw so many beautiful buildings, but also great that you met so many nice people to stay with. But, there’s nothing like home!!! Glad you made it safely!

    • RoamingReimers Says:

      Rachel, I was so glad for that too. We met sooo many people on the cruise but only got to know two couples better. but I loved staying in the Germans homes…that we special!

  2. LuAnn Says:

    Sounds like a beautiful way to commemorate a beautiful day. I have heard about so many people using airbnb. We will have to check it out.

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