FAIRY TALES LIVE - Painted Houses of Village Oberammergau
Once upon a time ....(15 years ago) when I visited charming village Oberammergau in Bavaria, Germany, I got convinced that fairy tales can live in ordinary human world. Since then, my vision of this world definitely became open for new possibilities... the world can look and be felt exactly on the way we choose to. I spent there 10 lovely days so was able to attune to extremely positive energy of this place.
Oberammegau is pitoresque village in Bavarian Alpae, romantic and so unique with it´s beautifully painted houses - almost every house has mural from fairy tales painted on the outside walls! Such beauty must change perception of every visitor to this place. Domestic people are nice, pleasant, relaxed and very content, the world they created makes everyone happy.
There is no need that people build Disneylands or Gardalands to have fairy tales alive - people in Oberammergau proved that fantasies can live in everyday´s life and that creativity and beauty can change the hearts of many.
Architectural design does not need to be gray and boring, if it is such, it shows that we live imprisoned by our fears from future, or traumas from past . From the another point of view, art and colours on the streets and buildings of our towns show that people perceive and respect the beauty of this world - such attitude changes emotions and perception almost instantly... and helps people to build positive future.
Streets of Oberammergau
Wood carving figures bring to the village a lot of money.
In this cute village, people live from the tourism and art - they sell their beautifully carved wooden sculptures as souveniers. Wooden figures also represent characters from fairy tales, so imaginery world became very realistic way of earning money - such suvenirs are not cheap and they do not need to be. Art should never be cheap!
Beautiful view on Oberammegau from the mountain
Dream castle of Bavaria
Several miles from this enchanting village, it is dream castle we all know from Disney`s movies: Castle of Neuschwanstein. It really exist, was built by king Ludwig II of Bavaria, in another village of Hohenschwangau. Walt Disney copied this historical beauty for his movies....I can simply say: it is like in dreams...
King Ludwig IInd of Bavaria was known as "Mad King" because he was wasting enormous amounts of money on building such expensive luxury castles . But - these castles today bring Germany due to the turism enourmous amounts of money again- so his efforts and love for art were not in vain.
So often fruits of somebodie´s visions can be picked up by next generations: on this world good and bad is very relative. The same projects that brought financial crisis for one generation, to the next ones brought big financial prgress.
Enjoy the beautiful views on this magnificent dream castle in various times of the year.
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