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... to Lienz and take another route.
The kind lady tells me that once this pass and a number of others get snow on
them they are closed for the rest of the winter.
Its now getting dark and the last thing I want is to be riding this
slippery wet road in darkness and so its on the bike and full speed all the way
back down the road I have just come.
By the time I get to Lienz its after 4pm and all I want now is a hotel.
Into the satnav and after riding around ...
... chandelier. It was so detailed and gorgeous. This palace is basically a museum of Louis XIV's Versailles. Ludwig II may seem quite wasteful when it comes to building palaces. Of course, again, he didn't quite spend much time at this palace. I believe it was barely 10 days that he slept in that fancy bed in his ...
So here we are, getting set for our 2014 Balkan Adventure. After 2 days of ferocious packing and cleaning, as we vacate what has been our Reception, Bar and Restaurant for the last six and a half years, we have collapsed in a heap pending some last minute personal packing and 'making ourselves look beautiful' preparations - so much to do, so little time!
As some ...
... a bit out of the way for getting to Salzburg but many pretty scenes, houses and mountains were evident on the road there. This little town is very pretty indeed – high, snowy mountains and a great big lake. Plenty of pretty little houses also. We had a good walk around – took plenty of photos including a funny one of Craig wearing an interesting hat – he looks so much like Poppa in that photo. Only bad thing was that ...
... and laying down in the grass far below us. I think they must have been Chamois, based on what I can find on the internet on animals in the Alps. But only the babies had the distinctive face markings Chamois are supposed to have.
Then we continued on the road, through two tunnels (Stollen), to get to the Hochtor. After that we had to go back down some more switchbacks. The road was getting busier so we got stuck in a long line of cars. But amazingly there were a ...