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... a beautiful old town on the lake. It was tricky to find somewhere to park but we decided to try the chairlift car park in Obertraun. We walked back to Hallstatt, about 40mins, and looked through town. We stopped at the Skull house where they keep old skulls that have been removed from their graves. It was strange but interesting! By time we got back to the van we unpacked our packs, cooked up some dinner and went to ...
... the altitude made breathing difficult! We stopped on the way down for a cheese sandwich. Home made bread and cheese (from the cows milk)! At the bottom we went to König Alm (where the van is parked) and had a hot chocolate and a beer. The hot water is limited and can only be used at certain times, so we raced in for a shower before they started the afternoon milking. Then, it was time to milk the cows! Mat got his ...
My ride into Austria is by a mini bus. There are no buses that do this route, so you get a mini bus which is shared with others going in a similar direction. I had to share with some Chinese going to Obertraun. The journey was very nice and comfortable. Plenty of green scenery along the way. Once we were in Austria the roads opened up into highways, and no doubt prices of everything will be a lot dearer in Austria than the Czech Republic.
I arrive at ...
... and had teo ask three people for directions from there! But we found it, and were put straight to work milking the cows! Teresa and the other milk maid, Clara, made a special German dish for dinner (Spätzle) which was amazing! Best Austrian meal yet ...
... with a post office, bank, a small supermarket and lots of farm equipment supplies. After that we headed back to the Gasthof for a table tennis championship before guilt got to us and we finally caught up on our blogging. Dinner was more (fine) tomato soup and more Gröstl (which we learned was called Gröstl) and some sort of apple pie dessert with no pie ...
Other places to stay in Ramsau
Ramsau 61, Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $209
Leiten 47 , Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $137
Ramsau am Dachstein 192 , Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $199
Knollweg 71, Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $121
8972 Ramsau am Dachstein, Ramsau | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Ramsau 214, Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $140
Ramsau 35, Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $153