Bavarian Woods

Ah! That time of year for VACATION photos! Looks like this will be a multi-parter because I have to find my second camera. In any case, this post has trip photos taken from the Bavarian woods along the Czech border. We stayed in a pension near Bayerisch Eisenstein. In the past, this area was known for its huge glass-blowing, glass-etching, and mirror polishing industry. They needed lots of fuel for those furnaces. With mechanization and globalization, these days it’s mostly just tourists coming for the crisp mountain air.

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Small Amersee
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Amersee
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Small brook running into Amersee- so much running water here!
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View from the woods.
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Downtown of the charming town of Zwiesel
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A pyramid made from drinking glasses- tribute to the glass history of the town.
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This wins the award for “Best Organized Woodpile”.
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Brilliant signage- keep this in mind as you stack wood.
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