First night in Munich means a quick stop at the Hofbrauhaus before dinner.
First night in Munich means a quick stop at the Hofbrauhaus before dinner. That is one large beer.....
A big pretzel in one hand, an even bigger beer in the other. Ed is one happy vacationer. Hofbrauhaus in Munich.
Making friends on vacation. Hofbrauhaus in Munich.
Karlstor, the west entrance to the old town in Munich.
The 16th century Michaelskirche in Munich.
Murals inside Burgersaal in Munich.
Stained glass windows inside Frauenkirche in Munich.
The Neues Rathaus (Town Hall) in Marienplatz in Munich.
The neo-gothic Neues Rathaus (Town Hall) in Marienplatz in Munich. The main 260 foot clock tower is known as Glockenspiele and features twice daily "performances" by mechanical knights in armor.
The stunning Baroque interiors of the Dreifaltigkeitskirche (Holy Trinity Church) in Munich.
Ceiling frescoes in Asamkirche in Munich.
Cold draft beer in one of Munich's many beer halls is the perfect answer to a long day of sight-seeing.
Pig's knuckles at Haxnbauer Im Skolastikahaus (Sparkassenstrasse, 6) in Munich. They taste much better than they look or sound.
The Neues Rathaus (Town Hall) on Marienplatz in Munich at night.
Cold beer, warm pretzels, a hot afternoon relaxing and people-watching on Marienplatz in Munich.
Neues Rathaus (Town Hall) at night. Marienplatz in Munich.
Joe with a statue of a boar in Munich.
Neues Rathaus (Town Hall) in Munich.
Joe checking out the local goods at the Viktualienmarkt in Munich.
An open-air beer garden in the Englischer Garten in Munich.
Public gardens in Munich.
BMW World Headquarters, as seen from the observation platform of the 950 foot high TV tower in Olympiapark.
The Olympic Stadium in Olympiapark, site of the 1972 Summer Olympics.
The Aquatic Center in Olympiapark, site of the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Panoramic view from the observation platform of the 950 foot high Olympicaturm (tower) in Olympiapark.
Ed on top of the 950 foot high Olympiaturm (tower) in Olympiapark.
More cold beer, more warm pretzels, more people-watching on our last afternoon/evening in Munich.
Ed enjoying a cold beer on our last night in Munich.
One of the few remaining sections of the Berlin Wall, located adjacent to the buildings that were headquarters for the Third Reich, the Gestapo and the SS.
Joe at the Berlin Wall.
Ed at the Berlin Wall.
The infamous Checkpoint Charlie, the only place where you could legally cross over from East Berlin to West Berlin from 1960 to 1990.
Statue of Superman outside the National Art Gallery in Berlin.