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... 5 hours. We set off at a rate of knots. We stopped over night at Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria, the weather did not improve. We promise to return next spring when the weather is more clement.
Mercoledi Settembre 18th 2013
Travelling through Bavaria and Austria in the relentless storm is tortuous, much like, I imagine, enduring 15 hours of Wagner's "Ring Cycle". Then there is a glimmer of light at the end of the gloomy ...
... After a short rest we drove into Julian Alps to a town called Tolmin, which is well known for the Soca river running through it. A large river crystal clear offering a lot of water sports, with long trails along it also leading to gorges and waterfalls. By the time we arrived it was time to park up, put the feet up and get some well earned ...
Up bright and early this morning, 6.30am! Glad we gave ourselves a sleep in yesterday! After brekkie in Italy we were heading for Slovenia for lunch then Austria for dinner! Not often you get to be in 3 countries in 1 day! The drive to Slovenia wasn't very long. The bus is quite comfy, good aircon and has a toilet!! Yay!! No more toilet angst for me!! I will be able to drink diet coke during the day and not need to worry! We didn't have to stop at the ...
... We are staying at the Astoria Hotel. It's a beautiful old building with a very grand marble staircase. The town is pretty small, very few tourists, and a lot of young people. Looks like there is a university here. After a short break, we headed out to dinner. Asked the hotel for a recommendation. He sent us to Antica Maddalena, even drew us a map. After wandering through several piazzas, I suggested we try one more alley, and allora, there it was. I asked for ...
... in the square. It was less busy than most of our other city stops and Beau was more relaxed. We ate gelato and chatted in a little Italian outdoor cafe. The last bus of night was 9 pm and we were only people on it. We thoroughly enjoyed our day together. One more note for blog is that travelling with stinky hockey equipment in high humidity countries is a real pain. Beau airs/dries it out in the bathroom every night. The smell may be in my nose ...
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