Bits of Bavarian beauty

Here are a few last gems from my trip to Bavaria, which was saturated with moments of breathtaking beauty that were irresistible to my camera lens.

From towering forests:

DSC_6388Sweeping scenes: DSC_6396DSC_6407Sparkling mountain lakes: IMG_3284DSC_6560DSC_6567And the smallest little details that added sweetness (wild strawberries that I snacked on on my hike) and marvel (giant snails!), and pleasing aromas (fragrant blooms).DSC_6393IMG_3211DSC_6373As I wandered through the streets and paths of the Allgau region, I was delighted to see so many people walking, running, and cycling. There is nothing that makes my heart sing more than seeing tiny humans rocking it on bikes. The most badass kid I saw was this girl, probably 8 or 9 years old, absolutely powering it up the hills on a mountain bike. Her younger sister valiantly tried to keep up with the gruelling pace, but the hills (understandably) got the better of her. I have no doubt that this team of tiny rockstars will be conquering the mountains in no time. DSC_6603  Also, is there anything cute than tiny bicycles? I don’t think so. IMG_3306For the first time, I packed a travel yoga mat for my trip. I treated myself to  eKO Superlight Travel Mat from Manduka. This  incredibly lightweight mat (1kg) is really thin and FOLDABLE! Because it is so thin, don’t expect a ton of cushioning, but I was really impressed with how sticky the mat was, and I felt very securely grounded in the poses.

And, because I know that my “fans” have been wondering where my “dancing like a maniac in public places” video is, you will be relieved and delighted to know that I do have one for Bavaria. Enjoy! 🙂 

If you somehow missed the other MASTERPIECES featuring my pals Leigh and Andrea, you can watch all the ones I have made so far on this playlist. 

Back to regularly scheduled life (for at least another week) until my next adventure!






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