Schloss Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany

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Bavarian Alps

Stretching west from Germany’s remote southeastern corner to the Allgäu region near Lake Constance, the Bavarian Alps (Bayerische Alpen) form a stunningly beautiful natural divide along the Austrian border. Ranges further south may be higher, but these mountains shoot up from the foothills so abruptly that the impact is all the more dramatic.


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Cengiz Görür, who plays Judas in Oberammergau's 10 year Passion Play in 2022.

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The pandemic canceled this German community's once-a-decade play. Now the show must go on.

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