Sunday, 19 January 2014

saints and sun and stunningness

I love Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It's quite a small town, but honestly one of the prettiest ones I've ever been to. (Also, just in case you're interested, GaPa used to be two different towns that Hitler forced to be combined, and apparently people of Partenkirchen aren't too glad when the whole town is referred to as Garmisch.) I especially like the wee (or large) paintings that a lot of the houses had. There's saints, scenery, athletes and what not. Why don't more buildings have paintings on the outside walls? That is just so pretty. And don't even get me started on the Alps. I don't really have that many pictures of the mountains considering how much I liked them. Sometimes you see something so breathtakingly beautiful that you don't want to have photos of it as they would never do justice to it and you'd rather have the memory of this wondrous thing and the feelings it evoked in you. That's how I feel about the Alps. And as stunning as this area is, I don't think I'd ever want to live there because I wouldn't want to get used to the scenery and take all of it for granted. You know.


Johzu said...

oo varmaa oli tosi siistii nähä Jannea ja näitä ;-) varsinki jos on suuri fani niinku sinä :-)

Natalia | Fashioned by Love said...

So beautiful!!! Thank you for sharing the photos! x

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Oh my goodness what a perfect-looking small town. I must add Garmisch-Partenkirchen to my Bucket List :)

his_girl_friday said...

It looks SO beautiful!

Ourdestination said...

great wievs ;>

Eline said...

The paintings on buildings are so pretty!

Manhattan Image and Style said...

Great pictures!! It looks like an awesome place! :)

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Hena Tayeb said...

love the pictures of the sun and the second picture

Gail J said...

that must be such an amazing time ever!

London Loafers said...

The town looks nothing but charming and good lord, look at those views! *-*


Sandra Martinez said...

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This is a really great post and photos!!
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daniela kate morosini said...

it looks like...TWIN PEAKS xx

Laura said...

Johzu - joo, oli kyllä kivaa:-) x

Natalia - thank you, love! and no problem:-) x

Optimistic Existentialist - it really is a place worth visiting, hon! x

his_girl_friday - doesn't it though, pet! x

Ourdestination - the view really was incredible no matter which way you looked, lovely! x

Eline - glad you think so too, they really are, dear! x

Diana - thank you, honey! it really was:-) x

Hena Tayeb - ah, thank you, lady! x

Gail J - it really was amazing, darling! xx

Hayfa - i know, chick! far too pretty! x

Sandra Martinez - thanks, hen! x

daniela kate morosini - OH MY, it actually does! i'm kind of glad i didn't figure that out while there though, doll. would've been a bit unnerving, haha! xx

amy said...

This place looks amazing, I want to go there... And I know exactly what you mean, when I went to Edinburgh and saw the castle I hardly took any pictures- it just wasn't the same!

Laura said...

amy - it really was wonderful, love:-) and ah yes, edinburgh is so beautiful, one of my favourite places ever! xxx

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