Travel Blogs from Villach
... one when we got to our destination. It did not help that this destination had one campsite which we had decided to drive past and keep going for too long to turn back so we drove most of the way around this massive lake in hope that another campsite might appear. It did at the end of the lake and it was horrible. Paul went in and I put my foot down 'We are not paying more than 50 euros a night if its more we are going back to the one we saw at the other end ...
... that was right by the lake so we stopped to sample some of Austria's finest. Jess had some Apple strudel and the girls picked various ice cream sundaes that were very impressive. I had something called a Mohr im Hemd (I think) which was phenomenally good. It was like a chocolate sponge in the shape of a donut with a scoop of vanilla ice cream covering the hole and schlag (cream) and chocolate sauce all around. Once I ...
Great way to spend anniversary. In Slovenia. Today it rained a lot. Still went for a 6 mile hike. And a lot of it was in pouring rain. Then went up a gondola to ski area. The sky cleared enough for photos. Wonderful day. Heading to Italy tomorrow. First Venice then to ...
Well I am writing the blog tonight as Paul is working (end of Tax quarter). I also have work to do but it is really hard to motivate yourself after a long day of driving, entertaining children, swimming in lakes and getting beds ready etc. Basically you are completely exhausted at the end of the day and you just want to relax (its the only 'me' time you ever get on this sort of adventure). Anyway back to our day... it started off badly with some very rude Austrians ...
... gingerly but could not get out fast enough. The water was freezing!!!.
Luckily you do warm up again quickly and one of the advantages of such a setting is that you could drink the water from the river quite safely whenever you felt thirsty.
Overall the experience in such a beautiful setting with turquoise water and mountains all around was lovely and great fun.
We then set off the a spectacular drive over the Vrsic pass. We had a few ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet