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    Christmas in Munich

    December 25, 2019 in Germany ⋅ 🌧 4 °C

    2 pre nights/day before our cruise; we are going to see and do as much as we can, even inspite of the rain and wind. Today after landing early, quick customs and baggage claim, we headed to the Lufthansa Express (57 EU for 2 roundtrip transferes) to take us from airport to center city then short taxi ride to the Westin Grand. So glad rooms were available for early checkin; we could drop our luggage, changes clothes then head to the Cathedral of Munich were we enjoyed the celebration of Christmas Day liturgy with their Cardinal, 2 Bishops, priests and Deacons. Yes, it was in German, but we could follow along with the help of the liturgy aids. After, and now in the rain, we wondered around the Marianplatz to see the cleanup from their Christmas Markets, listen to the Glockenspiel play at 12N, and find a nice little place for some great German food and beer. Walked back to the hotel, still raining, but we did it. Great day, so ready for a full night sleep and praying for a bit of sunshine tomorrow. Enjoying the journey!!!Read more

    Mark Holmes

    Ah Ha!

    12/25/19Reply
    Mark Holmes

    Hoping that rain goes away soon! Hopefully, it will turn all sunny for your cruise!! Looked at the forecast for Vienna over the next 5 days - looks pretty good actually. Just need to get by today and the next day

    12/25/19Reply

    Sounds like. Wonderful and Joyous day!

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