Travel Blogs from St. Stefan am Walde
... be rained down upon marauders.
The views from the top of the fortress were outstanding, and provided a great perspective on how the rivers coalesce around the city of Passau. We walked down on a gently sloping trail through the dense forest and then took advantage of one more hour to spend some time in this pretty city.
Back on our ship, we began our journey down river, with plans to dock in Vienna tomorrow evening. ...
I've got a long way to go to get home and not long to do it in....as North Serbia & Hungary are very flat & very unexciting I hit the road, did 460 miles and finished up in a one horse town in Austria.
No pictures as nothing to see.....
... are! Town just as I imagined. Motel lovely and lots of little streets to wander around and bars and restaurants. Went up in the castle, which isn't so impressive, and up the tower. Then wandered a bit more, had a drink at a bar, then dinner on the river , watching the canoes and rafts coming in. Then went to a piano bar and sat with a yank from Charlstn... Had a good ...
... warmed plum conserve and all wrapped around a banana and this topped with cream and chocolate sauce. Rob was served two!!!! They were just delicious but not our normal breakfast fare. We followed these with our usual fruit, muesli and yoghurt to help us feel virtuous but also to keep us going until lunch, but we also indulged in one of the fresh bread rolls of the gazillion she had in the basket. Well fortified we were for the day ahead and again so ...
... occupation in World War II.
Karolina took us all over the town, including a visit to the Krumlov Castle. The tower was originally built in the 13th century and has since been restored to its 16th century Renaissance appearance. Look closely and you can tell that all the facades are painted. So there are no bricks, no statues, etc. on the outside. It is pretty amazing.
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center