Alpenresidenz Ballun Spitze
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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At the bus stop for half 11 and within 5 mins, a very round and cheery bus driver arrived and we hopped straight on (unhappy Prego had a muzzle on so no questions asked! But he didn't seem the type to be funny anyway... Lovely chap.) The mountains were all completely cloaked in fluffy clouds, a very different landscape from yesterday. Lovely ride into St Anton where we went straight to the Sport Cafe for a couple of coffees in the rain, under an awning. Then ...
We were woken at half 4 by rain and thunder so we brought Prego in. We dropped back off to sleep before being awoken again at 6ish by another storm. It's hard to believe it didn't actually soak the van, considering the noise! A lazy morning, after interrupted sleep, in cloud-enveloped mountainss, so a quick shower and cuppas before attempt number 2 at ...
... pub crawl route when we make a second attempt at a bus! Home for an afternoon of sunbathing for Jon and hand washing and blogging for me. We chilled out well into the evening until starting spicy chicken pasta. We were about halfway through eating (slowly due to mega spice level) when it started to rain. We quickly holed up in the awning to watch an awesome display of lightning accompanying roaring thunder. The surrounding mountains ...
... Pass" because it is little used due to there being two lower passes 25km South of it. At the top of the climb is a very modern concrete structure cantilevered out of the side of the mountain. This structure contains pictures and text describing the construction of this pass. A tourist attraction and Wonderfull motorcycling road, this pass is only opened seasonally and a toll of 12 euro is charged to traverse the Pass. Now in Austria ...
... So it's just a big fingers crossed for open flipping tunnels! The route yesterday was never our choice so plans needn't really change. Dinner was our final tin of Stag Chilli from home and some drinkies with the last two episodes of season 2 of PB. The climate here is great; Just as sunny but with a lovely breeze which makes it much more bearable for us all. We left the screens off the windows and windscreen when we turned in as who wouldn't want to wake up to this ...
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