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German alpine cabin shipped to Grand Bahama Island for Erdinger Urweisse Hütt'n Tour
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Jun 12, 2015 - 2:11:15 PM

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The Erdinger Urweisse Hütt, or alpine cabin set up on the grounds of the Grand Lucayan. Photo: David Mackey - Mackey Media Ltd/ TheBahamasWeekly.com

Freeport, The Bahamas - Germany's largest radio station, and the world's largest wheat beer brewery, Erdinger Weissbier out of Bavaria travelled to Grand Bahama on a promotional tour and constructed a 32.8ft x 32.8ft alpine cabin on the grounds of Grand Lucayan in 14 hours!  The cabin was shipped to Grand Bahama in a larger container, and once set up under the palm trees, it looked as if it had always been there.

40 lucky Bavarian winners traveled to Grand Bahama to partake in the annual event called the, Erdinger Urweisse Hütt'n Tour which has never made a trek of this distance before. The Bavarians were hosted at the Grand Lucayan resort from June 3rd through 7th.

Erdinger Urweisse Hütt'n Tour is in its fifth year,  and not only is this the first time they've traveled halfway around the world, it's the first time the promotional event has been held outside of Germany.

On Friday June 5th, 2015, the party of 50 (winners and organizers) hosted a Bahamian themed evening in the alpine cabin with food, music and a dance performance. (Photos by David Mackey - Mackey Media Ltd/ TheBahamasWeekly.com)

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Angelika Ardelt, PR Affiliate for Bahamas Ministry of Tourism in Germany was instrumental in making the tour to the island destination a reality. Photo: David Mackey - Mackey Media Ltd/ TheBahamasWeekly.com


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A look inside the alpine cabin during a celebration with the 40 lucky winners from Germany who traveled to take part in the Erdinger Weissbeir promotional tour now in its 5th year. Photo: David Mackey - Mackey Media Ltd/ TheBahamasWeekly.com


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Photos: David Mackey - Mackey Media Ltd/ TheBahamasWeekly.com


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The wooden Bavarian alpine cabin sat under the palm trees at Grand Lucayan looking out onto the waters off Grand Bahama Island Photo: David Mackey - Mackey Media Ltd/ TheBahamasWeekly.com



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