This is my new favourite word. I used Google translate to discover that this one word means “risk of flooding”. German is awesome.
I managed to setup my camera on a tripod to get a few shots of the two of us being mushy. We are leaning forward because we are actually clinging to some rocks just feet from a several hundred foot drop-off.
And yes, the view from up there was amazing.
The view from Mary’s Bridge is OK…but we read another blogger’s telling of the view from higher up on the mountain. So, we decided to start climbing.
After finishing our tour of the Neuschwanstein Castle, we wandered around behind it to the Marienbrücke (Mary’s Bridge) named after Ludwig II’s mother.
The upper courtyard of the Neuschwanstein Castle.
Walking up to the Neuschwanstein Castle. This side is OK to photograph but the other end is currently covered in scaffolding.
The Romantic Road ends in Schwangau which is home to two fairly tale castles which have been immoralized not just because of their beauty but also because of the “mad king” Ludwig II of Bavaria who has quite a backstory. This is the first castle called Schloss Hohenschwangau.