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Aug 22, 2014 - Eibsee & Downtown Garmisch

8/22/14, Friday I made use of the spa facilities today at the Edelweiss and got a full body Swedish massage. Boy did that feel good!! At noon, we met our new friends, Thomas and Ann, and went to the Eibsee for lunch. The Eibsee is a beautiful lake at the foot of the Zugspitze. There is a very nice restaurant at the side of the lake. We sat and talked for a few hours and just enjoyed the afternoon. Thomas and Ann headed home (north of Munich) but dropped us off at Marienplatz in downtown Garmisch. This is the pedestrian zone and shopping...

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Aug 6, 2013 - Zugspitz- Highest mountain in Germany

The fun way to get to Germany’s highest mountain the Zugspitz(2,962m) is first to take the cogwheel train which takes you from Garmisch to the Schneefern glacier on the Zugspitzplatt plateau just below the peak(2,600m). In order to do this we got up early to catch the 9.15am train from Garmisch. We arrived at the station with just under half an hour to spare but on buying our tickets we were told that the 9.15 am train was already full and the next train would be at 9.45am. We were in no rush. While we waited we chatted to a family from...

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