Yes, you, too can take a ride on Falkor from The Neverending Story.
If you were born any time in the late 70s or early 80s, you know exactly what The Neverending Story is. Even though the story actually ended (ugh, our first exposure to false advertising), the memories live on in the minds of our generation. If you’re not an older-millennial able to count yourself among those who are down with Falkor, OMG, the universe hasn’t been good to you. I’ll work on setting up a GoFundme page for a charity in your honor soon, promise. Anyway, it doesn’t matter whether you really wanted to ride a dog that can fly, or meet a princess that looks like a 10-year-old, or jump, naked, on the back of Atreyu’s horse and ride off into the sunset, The Neverending Story was a bonafide classic, and I wish it had gone on forever, but like, actual literal forever.
What you probably didn’t know is that the majority of the movie was actually shot in Germany (with a few scenes in Canada and Spain), and there is actually a tourist attraction in Munich, Germany that has all the props from the movie. Called Bavaria Films, the Never Ending Story museum lets you see and interact with all the props and such used in the real dealNeverending Story, except the actors of course, who are probably dead by now. RIP, movie saints.
Anyway, this is a museum I can really get behind and proof that education and culture can be fun.
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