Fairy Tale King and His Castle
In the summer months, Neuschwanstein Castle hosts six thousand visitors a day.
Mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria’s ghost cannot keep these sightseers away.
He does his best to make them feel uncomfortable, inserting sadness in each room.
However, he was never great at people skills. They do not feel a sense of gloom.
The fairytale king built this private sanctuary as a place to hide and lick his wounds.
He died in 1886, and his finished fourteen rooms became a gawker’s place to swoon.
Not in six months or a year. The survivors opened it quickly up to public view.
They were selling tickets and showing it in seven weeks to the likes of you.
Walt Disney was enamored by this charming castle. He immediately planned.
A similar dwelling named Sleeping Beauty Castle, now found in Disneyland.
If you go to Bavaria Germany, I am sure you’d better go to taunt King Ludwig’s ghost.
He will be furious, and try to scare you away. Shhh Don’t tell the ones who host.
Copyright © Caren Krutsinger | Year Posted 2020
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