Tegernsee, Germany.

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Hi Friends,

Have you ever walked for hours, unable to stop because the beauty you were encountering was so wonderfully addictive?

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You needed to see more of it, so you just kept going?

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Then you realised it was getting dark… oops. Then you end up having a coffee at a petrol station and having potato chips for dinner haha… um… (so relatable, right?).

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Even the median strips were stunning….

By the time my friend came to pick me up, they couldn’t believe how far I had walked in the span of 4 hours.

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The most colourful Rathaus I’ve ever seen

This happened to me a few weeks ago, for the first time in my life, in the land that owns a large part of my heart, Germany.

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Incredible beauty everywhere you turn in Tegernsee

I actually visited Tegernsee with a friend over a number of days. On this particular day, when most of these shots were taken, my friend dropped me off and I walked endlessly around this deceivingly large lake.

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Germany’s Next Duck Model. This one and its mate ended up swimming over to me and climbing up stairs to follow me. Two ladies laughed at me while I yelled defensively at the ducks: “Ich habe kein Brot, nur Schokoladen”. (They will understand me if I speak their language…right? Quack?)

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German ducks… honestly!

Tips for Tegernsee & Surrounds: 

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-I would recommend coming in Spring – the weather is wonderfully mild and it isn’t crowded at all.

-Visit the Naturkaeserei in nearby Kreuth, especially on a sunny day- sit outside and enjoy the mountain view. Have a cheese platter and wine! Everything about this place is excellent – the cheeses are of the highest quality made with only natural, regional ingredients and the staff are lovely.

-If you would like to buy some delicious and aesthetically pleasing chocolate, especially as a little gift for a loved one (or for yourself), go to Leysieffer (Seestraße 1, 83700 Rottach-Egern).

-If you are in the market for expensive, high-quality items such as clothing, shoes or lingerie, definitely take a wander around the shops around Schwaighofstraße. They even had boutiques for dogs (I would have definitely gone for a cheeky browse if they were open hehe).

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This post might not make sense to a lot of people and it might not be very informative at all.

P5113260.jpgThis, however, is my style of travelling – getting lost and falling in love with a place and its inhabitants.

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Come away with me… (was compelled to turn on that song after looking at this picture)

I, of course, recommend Tegernsee, especially to people who travel with a similar style as me. Tegernsee is a place to visit especially if you would like to see where Germans actually go on a sunny day.

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Beautiful mountains follow you until you are towns away

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As darkness began to fall upon me, I realised I shouldn’t be standing in the middle of nowhere taking pictures in the dark and walked to the next town… to a petrol station where I purchased a nutritious dinner of coffee, wine and potato chips.

Mikki 🙂

PS. I did take some more shots as the sun was setting, however, I was so far from Tegernsee at that point and I’ve already posted a lot of pictures in this post so, I’ll include those shots in a future post.

 

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