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Oberstdorf and Southern Germany

by Yunus, starting 9/8/2020


Day 01
Bohmte
Catching the train at 5.40am, bike safely stored, watching the sunrise (on the right).
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01
Sankt Goar
Passing by the Rhine and the Loreley cliff.
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01
Oberstdorf
Made it to Oberstdorf just as the sun is setting.
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02
Bad Hindelang
First little outing the next day. After setting up camp in the village, I woke up early and rode my bike into the mountains.
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02
Stuibenfall
8am somewhere in the Alps.
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02
Hinterhornbach
There was a sign saying "Eissee" (Ice Lake) which I had to check out. A quick 3h hike brought me to this beautiful place.
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02
Bad Hindelang
The views and the weather were just stunning.
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02
Oberstdorf
Back in the valley, time for a snack.
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03
Oberstdorf
It's apple season!
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03
Oberstdorf
Brotzeit.
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03
Oberstdorf
One of the many ice-cold mountain streams that I passed.
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04
Oberstdorf
All apples are beautiful, although some are tastier than others.
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04
Oberstdorf
Many people were watching the farmers transport the cattle down the mountain for the winter.
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04
Oberstdorf
My camp.
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04
Oberstdorf
On the road again, planning to ride along the Iller river towards Memmingen.
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04
Oberstdorf
The place where three streams flow together to form the Iller.
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04
Landkreis Unterallgäu
Made it to Memmingen in ~7h. The place is called "Camping at the Lake", but it was like a 200m walk to even see the lake..
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05
Landkreis Günzburg
The next day: The real "camping at the lake" :)
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06
Landkreis Günzburg
The next morning: Water was still warm from the day before, time for a quick swim.
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06
Krumbach (Schwaben)
Treated myself to a luxurious breakfast, even got "Golden Summer" Assam tea.
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06
Landkreis Günzburg
I spent like 3 hours at this lake because it was so nice, also the weather was really hot and I didn't feel like riding in the baking sun.
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07
Harburg (Schwaben)
Visiting the Harburg Castle.
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07
Harburg (Schwaben)
Some cool falcons that I saw.
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07
Harburg
Inside the castle.
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08
Augsburg
A trip to southern Germany isn't complete without Weißwurst. The waiter asked if I wanted a beer to go with it, which I found it a bit odd, it being 8 o'clock in the morning. In the end I got an alcohol-free beer, to keep with tradition.
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