Travel Blogs from Serfaus
... descent at the end as there was a lot of loose gravel on the path and it would have been easy to slip, as well as the pressure on the knees. The parts I liked least were where there had been rock falls and the path was blocked by small rocks and large pebbles and it would have been easy to dislodge it while clambering across and also crossing snow which was across the path and at a 45 degree angle sloping straight down to the ...
... heritage, orderliness and discipline are all Austrian. After a lovely breakfast including scrambled eggs with speck, I went for a walk around the village. I was particularly impressed with the graveyard in the Church as all the graves are beautifully tended with lovely flowers growing on them and each one has an individually designed cast or wrought iron head piece which I found unusual. I guess when it is a small village and many families have lived here ...
Here is another place with two names - Burgusio for the Italians and Burgeis for the Austrians. The town near where we stopped for lunch was another one - Merano for the Italians and Meran for the Austrians. After a beautiful breakfast, we walked to the Sud Tirol Museum of Archeology to see the amazing "OTZI" the Iceman. The mummified body of this hunter who lived 5,300 years ago was found on the nearby Similaun Glacier near the ...
... than go through this lengthy process they voted to have him declared 'mad’ and appointed a parliament guardian. Ludwig lived 167 days in his uncompleted castle before being declared ‘mad’. He was found drowned along with his physician two days after the ‘mad’ declaration. He left a personal debt of 14 million in gold to his family who spent 41 years paying off the King’s debt to ...
Laundry was the order for the evening – our hotel lets us use their facilities. What a nice feature!! Off to bed for the visit to the castles in the morning.
- School children (at least middle and high schoolers) seem to go to regional schools – and instead of riding school buses, they ride the trains. We ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center