Alpina Wellness & Sporthotel
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... amp; Herzegovina. Not an enormously innovative route by the standards of many, but still something new for us and a chance to share our experiences with others.
Along the way we will take a few photos and see what we can see to tell you all about. Hope you enjoy the trip with us!
To set the scene, we have included a few photos from last year's trip.
... VERY cold and it got down to 7 degrees there. So I wore my new warm coat – tag still on it as I hadn’t taken it off yet. We had a nice light lunch in a pretty café. On to Salzburg. Our hotel, The Gasthof Junior is on a very main road – it seems like it will be very noisy but the room is clean and fine. We rested and then went for a walk in the local area. It has good parts and bad. As the Internet is not excellent in ...
... food at these fests).
We finally wandered back out of the old town around 8:00 and headed back up to the restaurant we ate at the first night in Salzburg called Bausto. Because the waiter indicated it may rain tonight we ate inside. Cheryl had the Tyrloean dumplings (as selected by the waiter), I had the same pizza and salad and we each order a Trumer Pils beer, the award winning yummy beer.
And that's when the fun began. We had been seated at a table for six and ...
... to the rest area. We never saw them again and figure they thought the rest area was 5 Fingers and headed back down after stopping at the rest area. Gesh!
Now a little about 5 Fingers. 5 Fingers is actually a viewing platform that takes it name from its hand-like hand shape. It is said to be the most spectacular viewing platform in the Alps because the individual, approximately 4 metres (12 feet) long fingers were built over a precipice of about 400 m (1200 ft) in ...
... mountain. After the ride, we had to hike about ten minutes further up the mountain to reach the entrance for the tour. Once inside, we found we only had to wait about ten minutes for the next tour to start.
The tour began with the requisite donning of miners pants and jacket. From there we were given a brief history of the mine (first in German and then in English). After that, we walked to the mine entrance “Chrstine” and began the hike down ...