A typical country church
Kristi walking down the path from the Wies Church, a not-so-typical, famous rococo church in Bavaria
The interior of the Wies Church
A closer up shot
The organ of the Wies Church
Sauerkraut, bratwurst and potatoes! Yum!
The whole family eating the sauerkraut, bratwurst, and potatoes in Oberammergau, Germany
Oberammergau: Green dome topped by cross, massive cliff topped by cross
Three crosses in the graveyard of Oberammergau church
Linderhof Castle built by the extremely eccentric King Ludwig II of Bavaria
Dietrich in training
I love the front of Linderhof against the blue sky
Casting down the world
The golden, gravity-powered fountain of Linderhof
Some of the amazing gardens
A small cupid fountain with an arrow stream
The opera grotto; the painting is either the background or curtain of the stage. The king would be rowed around in his little boat while the opera performed
The green pathway up to the grotto
Linderhof in all its opulent beauty
The backlit cupid
Two of the Amish girls and Horning girls exchanged clothes and coverings for the evening meal.
This was the night Turkiye beat Croatia in the Euro 2008 quarterfinals; our hotel was in the same square as a bar filled to overflowing with Turkey fans
Turkiye! The fans celebrated the win by driving around the square (this was about midnight) for a full half hour holding down their horns continuously and screaming at the top of their lungs. Crazy Europeans.