The Zugspitze, One Mountain…Two Countries

The Zugspitze, One Mountain…Two Countries. The famous Zugspitze is the highest mountain peak in Germany at a height of 9718 feet (2962 meters). Did you know that the mountain is actually shared by Germany and Austria with the border for the two countries running over the western summit. You take a cogwheel train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, […]

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Storybook Bavarian Villages

One of the reasons for staying in the beautiful¬†mountain village of Lermoos,¬†Austria is its’ close proximity to the German border and the Bavarian Alps. After waking to a beautiful sunny day, my husband and I decided that it was the perfect time to drive across the border to visit storybook Bavarian villages less than an […]

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