Grand Media Congress Hotel Villach
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After staying out until 3am last night we still all managed to get up by 8.45 and out and about by 10 (ish). We walked to Vintgar gorge which had been highly recommended to us by our hostel owner, although she failed to mention the one hour ascent in blistering heat. Shout out to Anna for map reading and leading us all the way there, only helped by a couple of road signs and the occasional local to check that we were on the right track. Stopping halfway at a café was ...
... being commies. What we have seen so far has been largely middle class and rich looking, which is hard to fathom when the only 'industry' you can see is riding around on kiddies tractors pulling up turnips to eat with 'grout'. No that's not being disparaging. I've just described the national dish. No wonder they eat so much pizza.
And now I'm worried I'm funding fascism. But at least it's fascism on the cheap. Unlike Austria.
Did I mention the beautiful ...
... for petrol, groceries and lunch in there so not to bad a day. We are camped by a lake by Villach in the South West of Austria. Its only a one night stop before we head to Croatia tomorrow. Yes Austria is beautiful to drive through and I wish we had more time to explore all these lovely places. Maybe next year? Still pleasant temperatures. Hot in the day but not scorching and cool at night so you can ...
... whole body weight so pulling her down the river. First official shout out of the day to Naomi for saving her from the vicious Rapids. Although Naomi quickly lost her high standing in list of shout outs as she decided she wanted to swim in the freezing cold river. The guide thought we should all follow her so tipped me in, although he was slightly kinder to Lucy as she had a cold and he cradled her like a baby threatening to throw her in but never ...
... and be stress free- we even got time to eat the provided breakfast although I burnt my toast:( Our train left at 6.50 and without reservations, can't deny that we're living on the edge, we managed to find a cabin and keep it to ourselves the whole journey. We slept most the way, apart from near the end when we saw some beautiful views of Slovenia along the way. We changed our plan of station to get off at, avoiding the 25 minute walk from the ...