Travel Blogs from Graz
... we headed back to the Gyro place, but I made everyone walk into the pedestrian part of the town square. Laura had done some window shopping in the area the night before while the boys played at the playground, and was convinced that there were no restaurants there but I had to see for myself.
As the rest of the family lagged and argued (the hanger just keeps getting worse, it is like taking a Cherkauer family trip - oh but wait, we are), I got the ...
... steep parts and it was a long trip down. Another really bad fall for me meant I was done for the day when we finally reached bottom. Sam was done, but immediately said he wanted to snow board again tomorrow. Blake wanted to end the day on a happier note, so convinced Keith to take the t-bar to the top of the "FunSlope" that has ramps and bumps and things for intermediate skiers, while I told the rental guy we were going to keep our gear for another day.
... for our first full on family vacation. We left after I finished with my class this afternoon. We spent a little time lost driving in circles in town before we got the right road up the hill to the hotel. Google just couldn't seem to find herself in the mountains and our printed driving directions seemed to connect two roads that were not actually connected. Fortunately ...
... of which I’d never seen. We had a lot of fun spending the day with Chi Chi! After we dropped him off at the train station we went back out for a walk around the city at night.
The next day, we treated ourselves to the expensive hostel breakfast and gorged ourselves on fruit and yogurt. I realized that Dom and Jughead have a lot in common when it comes to all you can eat buffets. Let’s just say we got our ...
The town has a central old quarter
which is remarkably preserved. The Holy Roman Emperor had a
residence here at one stage so the cathedral and many palaces of the
officials are suitable magnificent. This area, protected by the
overlooking schloss, survive the 2nd ww bombing but large
swathes of the surrounding residential area were destroyed.
The tourist office runs a walking tour
around the old city which worked really well for us as it ...