The Olympiapark

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The last day.. really sad.. we woke up at 8.30 am (we were like zombies after the crazy night!!) cuz we were suppose to check out at 10.. a shower, pack the baggage, have breakfast and finally checked out.. We had a last walk around the city and we stopped at a McDonald's to have another breakfast: i had an apple pie, a big capuccino and a choco donut.. i was thinking to take a sacher but that i changed idea..
before leaving munich we stopped at the Olympiapark. The park is located in the modern skyline near BMW and the "Uptown" skyscraper of O2 so it is easy to find it. To entry it's 2 euro.
We took a tour around the area: the stadium which was the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics. Designed by the engineer Frei Otto, the Olympiastadion was considered revolutionary for its time.
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This included large sweeping canopies of acrylic glass stabilized by steel cables that were used for the first time in a large scale. The idea was to imitate the Alps and to set a counterpart to the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, held during the Nazi-Regime. The sweeping and transparent canopy was to symbolize the new, democratic and optimistic Germany. This is reflected in the official motto: "The Happy Games" ("die heiteren Spiele").
Than, hanging around, i decided to step on the iced lake and i had fun trowing bottles of champagne of the previous night and breaking them against the border of the lake.. yeah, i have fun with little things.. so doing that, i found a full and close bottle so i decided to open it on the lake with my friends, but while they were coming closer to me, the lake started breaking and so,  very scared, we got on the border. My hands were so freezing that i didn't feel them and it was hard to me to open the bottle that i decided to throw that full bottle too.. oh.. well.. too funny..

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sleepin pelle
sleepin pelle
sleepin ricchi
sleepin ricchi
only maroni..
only maroni..
entrance of the centre
entrance of the centre
statue of the centre
statue of the centre
michaelskirche
michaelskirche
fish statue
fish statue
boar statue
boar statue
statue and glockenspiel
statue and glockenspiel
statue and townhall
statue and townhall
me on the security screen of the m…
me on the security screen of the …
zano and juliette
zano and juliette
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me at the olympiastadium
me at the olympiastadium
olympiastadium
olympiastadium
me and olympictower
me and olympictower
olympic tower
olympic tower
me trying to open a bottle
me trying to open a bottle
me
me
me
me
austria sky
austria sky
what was a thinking bout??
what was a thinking bout??
austria mountains
austria mountains
austria mountains
austria mountains
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