Wes thinking about the Sound of Music in meadow near Fussen, Germany
The Pilgrimage Church of Wies (German: Wieskirche) is an oval rococo church; built between 1745 and 1754
Wes walking a narrow lane leading up to Wieskirche
Clock tower of Wieskirche
Wieskirche is located in a beautiful meadow and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Camera in hand, Jerry is ready for Linderhof
Wes outside of Linderhof
Fountains and statues at Schloss Linderhof. This water parterre in front of the castle is dominated by a large basin with the gilt fountain group "Flora and puttos"
Schloss Linderhof was the last home of King Ludwig II
Linderhof design was influenced by Versailles; castle and water basin with gilt statue in background.
Wes admiring the fountains at Linderhof
A rainy morning at Linderhof but it didn't slow us down.
Water features overlooking Swan Lake at Linderhof
Linderhof; the back grounds consist of a music pavilion, stair step water fall and grape vines.
Schloss Linderhof, small for a castle but King Ludwig II didn't want overnight guest; he was a bit of a recluse.
Just magnificant; Linderhof in southern Germany
The Music Pavilion and cascading marble water fall end at the Neptune fountain; note the grape vines on either side. This water fall also provided a cooling effect to the castle during warm summer months.
Western Gardens at Linderhof - gilt sculpture fountain of "Amor with dolphins" and bust of Louis XIV in far back.
Neptune fountain in the northern gardens at Linderhof
Looking south from the Music Pavilion; north gardens are crowned by a round temple with a statue of Venus
The mountain forest around Linderhof
View of Schloss Linderhof from the Music Pavilion
Plansee in Austrian Alps along highway L225
Austrian mountain road L255 follows the lake shore of Plansee
A road side stop; new GLK behind Wes
Plansee and the Austrian Alps; Jerry looking for just the right shot.
One more of Plansee in Austria
Hotel Sonne in Fussen; Wes admiring the unique decor
Hotel Sonne in Fussen; headless figure in military uniform; Wes on right
Fussen, Germany - Highest elevation of any German town.
More of Fussen
The Lech River flowing through Fussen.