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... 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 ...
... but believe me it was a great drive.
We crossed into Austria around lunchtime, buying our 'vignette' (road tax) at a garage and rapidly after stopped for a very nice lunch with views of mountains. To be honest we were mostly engaged in watching a couple of tractors cut sweetcorn, but at our age it doesn't take much to get us excited......
A few km later ...
... and North American plates drifted apart, opening the Atlantic Ocean for the first time. As a result, the Dolomites were plunged underwater once again. They remained there for almost 70 million years, until the African and European plates collided, forcing the earth’s crust upwards and raising the Dolomites one final time.
For the past 80 million years, seasonal wind, water, and ice erosion has taken its toll on the ...
... my jacket! Back at the bottom we returned to "Sandra's" garden centre by the airfield for another looksee and purchase. Onward to the foodies shop to stock up on wine....oh, and food too. Curry tonight at the campsite - yippee. No chamois spotted on the mountain, though we did spot dozens of burkas, a strange sight in a ski area. Obviously the oil price hasn't eliminated mobility of the Middle-Eastern well-to-do. Mileage: ...