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... 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 ...
... meter long tunnel going downhill. The Gallery tells the story of the formation of the Hohe Tauern Mountains. The tunnel ended at the Nationalpark Gallery Platform with a view of the Grossglockner as well as the Zugspitze the highest peak in Germany. While there we watched a tractor with a back hoe and support legs push itself up the mountain. For most of the time it was going up more than a 60* angle and at one point almost 90* at which point it ...
... scoured out a large valley and that process continues. The glaciers have retreated 2 km in recent times and it is expected that they will have retreated all the way to the mountain in the next 35 years at the rate they are melting. (Then where will the people of Austria get their water?) We went into the gift shop and found sandwiches and goodies for lunch as we had left the backpack with our lunches sitting on the table in the appartement. We sat at ...
Weather sunny, very warm. Left Salzburg 10am, had a beautiful drive with colourful scenery to the toll gate for the Grossglockner Alpenhochstrasse. Leonie made the following observation of the magnificent drive: Not for those who do not like heights! Rally revheads behind the wheel of Porsche, and any others that go fast were a sight to behold and to get away from No marmots graced the hills with their ...
... we went out and got the #1 bus into the Old Town. We got off at the first stop after we cross the Salz River and walked into Old Town. We did a circle walk and visited some of our favorite places including Mozart Platz, Residenz Platz, Kapital Platz, St. Peter's Cemetery and Church, Franziskanerkirche (Franciscan Church was a new find), through the shopping area on Getreidegasse. We stopped at Furst Cafe and Candy Shop where we sampled and then bought ...