Travel Blogs from St. Anton am Arlberg
... got to have them in pairs.
- The country of Liechtenstein is so small that in 2007, Swiss troops accidentally invaded it after getting lost in a rainstorm.
- Our place has a fallout shelter (below), and if you don't have one they charge you a penalty tax. The country has enough of these shelters to accommodate 8.7 million people.
That's enough exercise for our brains today.
... for the guys to make me dinner, Zurich schnitzel - strips of veal in a mushroom cream sauce served with rosti potatoes (and snow peas). Trez yum!!
It was in the 20s when I left Vienna - here it'll go down to 2 degrees tonight.
Glad I brought some warm(ish) stuff.
Day 3 of the Rally. Today we leave Germany and arrive in Switzerland. We are staying at the Intercontinental Hotel Davos which only opened in December. Our route took us through roads that we could not go on due to major road works so we went on a few back roads. We had lunch at Rapperswill, Switzerland overlooking Lake Konstanz. It was quite warm but you could feel the air cooling as we climbed higher towards Davos. Hotel is very comfortable and staff very ...
What a wonderful sight to wake up to in the morning: the snow-covered peaks, the valley covered with green grass, charming Swiss chalets and beautiful sunshine. Nichola and Rhys brought me to Klosters, 25 miles from the Austrian border for a two-day visit. Their apartment at the chalet is on the third floor, giving us a wonderful view of ...
Another change of plan today as the walk we were going to do yesterday - Sesvenna Hutte Walk - is now open today. It would appear that the Sesvennahutte did not open until today and they are responsible for maintaining the area. So it is back to the gondola which we take up to 2553m before traversing a high ridge above the Schlinige Valley where we'll be less than 2km from the Swiss border and we will be able to see both the Swiss ...