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Campervan Adventures in Bavaria: Sylvensteinsee & Oberes Isartal

The next day we left the area we were in, Lenggries, and headed off to our next stop, Tennsee. Of course we stoped to hike a bit along the way. First up - Sylensteinsee! We got there early and there were all these low clouds moving so quickly over the water! 









It was so much fun! But was also quickly dissipating so I was glad we got there at just the right time to see it!

Then we headed a bit farther down and parked to walk along the lake a way. It was another beautiful day!



We parked by this second bridge, the smaller of the bridges over the lake. 







We stopped on this rocky beach area for a break and there were 2 other people there doing some yoga. They were doing it soooo quickly it seemed like they were doing what they thought yoga was...but they were enjoying it so do your thing! Then they stripped down and got in the water! I cannot imagine as the water was so so so cold! Ice cubes! 






These last photos are views from the dam where we turned around and headed back towards the car. It was really nice







Stopping for some lunch by where we parked






After lunch we headed on towards Tennsee and drove through Oberes Isartal - a toll road which followed the river and was beautiful!



There wasn't a ton of hiking to be had along this stretch, but we did stop at all the parking spots and see if we could get down to the water and spy


And put our feet in! It was so cold I could only keep them in for a few seconds!







And finally our campsite! It was another one with a beautiful view! I love being able to sit and spy on the mountains!


This was an easier day because almost all of our walking was almost flat, but it was still a 17 km/10.5 mile hiking day! 

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