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... Osterhofen to ride the cable car to Wendelstein, the tallest peak in the area. We understand that on a beautiful day like today, the overlook gives great views of the central Alps and Austria. Unfortunately, in the parking lot things took a sudden turn and Tim ended up in an ambulance headed for a stay in the hospital. Tim tried to stop a rolling car and got pinned; suffice it to say that the situation could ...
... and won't hit a coast again until before we cross to Sweden. Still feel sorry for the Europeans, in that, from what we have seen up until the present, they don't have a decent beach.
Driving north takes us briefly through Italy, then into Slovenia. Slovenia another surprise with bugger all tourists (mostly kayakers), scenery along the Italian border to rival Switzerland, and another clean one. For those who prefer 'the nature', a much preferred destination than ...
The first time I heard about Zell am See, Austria was in the final episode of Band of Brothers. For those who haven't seen it, it's a WWII mini series about Easy company of the American 101st airborne, soldiers who fought in Europe from D'Day until Zell am See. The series was also the main reason for visiting Bertchesgarten and the Eagles nest. Zell am See was the rest area Easy Company were sent to after the war ended to conduct occupation duties, relax and regroup. The ...
We have spent the last 2 days in Austria basically eating and drinking non stop. We are staying in a contiki guest house and it's been awesome as were the only ones here. It's been crazy hot and sunny too. The night we arrived turned into carnage as our bus driver had his first night on the town. Contiki Ricky knows how to party. Most of us were feeling pretty rough the next day. I ...
... is a bonus. We couldn't imagine how cold it would be in the middle of winter.
We drove for another hour before arriving at Rosenheim. Our hotel is away from the centre and is a family run hotel that has the best meals for ridiculous low prices.
It it was the most amazing and spectacular day of driving.
Other places to stay in Ellmau
Dorf 33, Ellmau | 4 star hotelfrom $186
Kirchbichl 9, Ellmau | 5 star hotelfrom $204
Wochenbrunnweg 9, Ellmau | Hotelfrom $90
Weissachgraben 22, Ellmau | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Dorf 50, Ellmau | 4 star hotelfrom $167
Ellmau-Dorf 24, Ellmau | 4 star hotelfrom $124
Dorf 7, Ellmau | Hotelfrom $109
Harmstatt 8, Ellmau | Hotelfrom $301