munchen looping

munchensidepov 460x270 - München Looping side POV

Possibly the first ever side POV of the München Looping! I had two earlier videos fail on me, the second had been of very good quality until it inexplicably cut out. Hence this was going to be my third attempt to get a reasonably good POV of the ride. ImagineRead More →

DSC 0808fi 460x270 - München Looping 2019

A selection of pictures taken over the past month and into 2019 of riders on the famous roller coaster. I prefer those taken at night however these are much harder to take and a lot don’t turn out very well because slower shutter speeds have to be used to keepRead More →

IMG 9801fi 460x270 - The München Looping tests its lights

The München Looping tested its new digital lights for the first time in London’s Hyde Park on Sunday 11th November 2018. These lights were installed in time for the ride’s residency at Munich’s Oktoberfest a few weeks ago. The München Looping is basically complete and the other rides and stallsRead More →

IMG 6050fi 460x270 - The München Looping Returns

This year’s Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park – the festival’s 12th year – also sees the return of the Olympia Looping or as we in Brexit angst England know it – the München Looping, or if you prefer, the Munich Looping – is back for a third year. Very littleRead More →

DSC 0426fi 460x270 - München Looping 3

As some of you will know, the famous Oktoberfest roller coaster the München (aka Olympia) Looping made a return to Hyde Park for this year’s Winter Wonderland. Publicity for Winter Wonderland in the London papers during the weeks running up to the November 17th opening night included pictures of theRead More →

IMG 5871fi 460x270 - Winter Wonderland 2017

Winter Wonderland is back. Its official opening was on 17th November and it’ll be open everyday (except Xmas Day) until New Years Day. Most of the popular rides are back and some new ones too. The layout this year is mainly similar to last year however the big difference thisRead More →

IMG 9747 460x270 - München Looping 2

Here’s a second set of Munchen Looping pictures! Equipment used: Canon 7d with Tamron 18-270 lens ISO used was 1600-2500, mostly at 2000. ISO 1600 is generally my preferred maximum. Shutter speeds ranged from 1/60 to 1/250. The Canon 7d, being quite old in terms of camera technology, is notRead More →

IMG 9341 460x270 - The München Looping

Rudolf Barth’s München Looping The München (Munich) Looping, or the Olympia Looping, is known as such because it’s five loops represent the Olympics. The ride is “one of the best steel looping roller coasters in the world” and for the first time has taken a trip out of Germany. It’sRead More →