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When Twilight Breaks – Tour of Garmisch-Partenkirchen

When Twilight Breaks Photo Tour of Garmisch-Partenkirchen

To celebrate the release of When Twilight Breaks, I’m conducting a virtual photo tour of locations in the story. Since COVID-19 led to the cancelation of my research trip to Germany, this is a virtual photo tour, with photos from my family’s 2007 trip, photos donated by friends, and stock photos.

Because it’s virtual, I have virtual travel buddies! These buddies participated in the book’s preorder campaign and donated their personal photos. My lovely daughter, Anna Sundin, came up with the idea of virtual travel buddies AND she Photoshopped all the pictures! I think I’ll keep her.

Don’t forget to enter the When Twilight Breaks Release Day Giveaway—I’m giving away a few items related to the story.

Also, please see the rest of the photo tour!

Tour of Munich, Part 1

Tour of Munich, Part 2

Tour of Munich, Part 3

Tour of Garmisch-Partenkirchen

In When Twilight Breaks, Evelyn Lang and her best friend, Libby White, visit the scenic Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen for a hike. There they run into the hero of the story, Peter Lang.

Home in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

Home in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

In Garmisch-Partenkirchen with travel buddy Emily S. (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

In Garmisch-Partenkirchen with travel buddy Emily S. (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

Olympic Ski Stadium

The town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen was the site of the 1936 Olympics, and in the novel, Evelyn can see the stadium and the ski jump ramp.

Inside the Olympic Ski Stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

Inside the Olympic Ski Stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

 

Ski jump ramp in the Olympic Ski Stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen with travel buddy Elodie Conrad (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

Ski jump ramp in the Olympic Ski Stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen with travel buddy Elodie Conrad (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

 

Partnach Gorge

The Partnach Gorge is an absolutely beautiful hike and it makes for a scenic and memorable moment for Peter and Evelyn in the story.

The Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with travel buddy Jamie Mallard (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

The Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with travel buddy Jamie Mallard (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

 

The Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with travel buddy RangerBear (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007; RangerBear courtesy of Karen Barnett)

The Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with travel buddy RangerBear (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007; RangerBear courtesy of Karen Barnett)

Path inside the Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

Path inside the Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Photo courtesy of Stephen Sundin, July 2007)

The Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Photo courtesy of David Sundin, July 2007)

The Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Photo courtesy of David Sundin, July 2007)

The Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with my original travel buddies in 2007—they’re all much taller now!—Matthew, Anna, and Stephen (Photo courtesy of David Sundin, July 2007)

The Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with my original travel buddies in 2007—they’re all much taller now!—Matthew, Anna, and Stephen (Photo courtesy of David Sundin, July 2007)

Thank you for virtually traveling with me! And thank you to all who donated photos of themselves and their travel photos for these posts. And don’t forget to enter the When Twilight Breaks Release Day Giveaway!

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