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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Glocknerhof Heiligenblut
Wonderful hotel with very friendly reception staff. Great quiet night's sleep only to be woken early by the cleaners who seemed to want everyone out their beds as soon as possible by shouting and laughing to each other in the main areas. Other than that it was a great place to stay.
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5 The road to wherever 25-09-15 Fusch to Heiligenblut(Grobglockner pass)
Today I was up bright and early for breakfast and simply full of excitement to get going over the magnificent Grobglockner pass.
The weather was rather overcast but at least it was not raining. Looking up ahead to the pass the mountains were well in the mist …
... to be in the apartment. Annie went off for swim in the very nice pool next door. Free for us, part of the apartment deal. Annie reports it was beautiful, warm and puts our public pools to shame. Now after a nice meal and more wonderful Austrian wine we shall settle down to Poldark.... sad I know.
Tomorrow we are off to ...
... walk to the cable car and then a further uphill walk to the entrance of the cave. By the time we got there we were really hot and wished we had some water and a rucksack to carry all our clothes.
It's a guided tour and when the the door to the cave opens there is a huge rush of freezing air, which blew out many of the small oil lamps which were handed out to provide light. The first part of the visit is a 700 step climb with stops along the way for the guide to ...
... lake and mountains. What is a surprise is the amount of Arab families on holiday? When I was booking I saw a lot of feedback from Arab people staying in hotels and apartments. I suppose it is different but there are hundreds of them strolling around, mostly families. Even some of the signs on the town are in Arabic. Amazing.
Tourist day tomorrow - castles and ice!
... told the price for staying. I was feart to ask a third time! Installed before lunchtime, a first for us, we had time to wander round the village and then find a hotel with a sheltered patio in the sunshine to partake of a little nourishment. The little turned out to be rather a lot, but a bottle of best wine (well Austrian best) helped to wash it down. Back at the ranch, it was a case of shorts ...