The Town Scryer is a mixed bag of humor, socio-political observations and ephemera from the perspective of a eclectic Pagan veteran of the counter-culture.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Castles of the Fairy Tale King

 125 years ago today King Ludwig II of Bavaria died. He was deposed on the grounds of madness without an examination and died under dubious circumstances the following day. He is best remembered for commissioning the building of the worlds most beautiful castles and as the patron of the composer Richard Wagner.

     One of his most quoted saying was, "I wish to remain an eternal enigma to myself and others."

                           (Click on image to enlarge)

27 more breathtaking photographs at The Atlantic

More on King Ludwig II at Wikipedia and The German Way

Auf Wiedersehen.

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