Way back in sept. of last year my lovely fianc?e and I took a trip to southwestern Germany so that I could show her where I grew up, and to visit old friends and family. Of the many, many shots taken there, I've uploaded a few for your viewing pleasure. enjoy! our ride for the duration of our stay worlds biggest wine barrel @ 1.7L (also a restaurant) Kloster Ruine Limburg (castle ruin located in the hills above my hometown) Deep Well Castle ruin Hardenburg(also located near my hometown. legend has it that a tunnel connects the two, however no entrance has ever been found. Short people problems Typical german [del]city[/del] village street hmmmmm.... German Grocery store :/ Frankfurt Auto Show On the road to Bavaria Massive parkade in Stuttgart Construction Zone Speed limits Schloss Neuschwanstein near Fuessen in Bavaria Swan lake near the Castle The reason why it's called swan lake... Boat House on swan lake interesting decal choice for a BMW Typical Bavarian style house. I couldn't believe how many solar panels were in the south. It does explain how Germany produces over 15% of its electricity through solar however. weird sign I didn't bother to read(which I should have) on the way up a murderously narrow road. It designates which way the direction goes. On the way down, we had to pass a car. Think Top Gear Bolivia special, it was that close. Three point turn switchbacks on the way down Prize on top of the hill. Castle ruins Falkenstein. Bavarian Sunset Bavarian Country Side Accommodations for the night. The cows outside all wore these loud bells. It was terrible! Aboard the mountain train going up the Zugspitze about halfway up BMW advertisement view from the summit, lol City of Heidelberg most if not all rivers in Germany have some sort of commercial shipping. Renovated section of the Schloss Heidelberg not so renovated section of said castle There were more pictures of the IAA, but unfortunately those pictures were lost when our camera disappeared.