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Some of the most breathtaking scenery we have seen ever !!!! We drove along the valley floor looking at what we thought we're some special views, until we started climbing up to Grossglockner and were amazed at the scenery. We reached a height of 2500m, with snow capped mountains surrounding us. Wearing shorts and thongs on a beautiful clear and …
... or just has the same name... The drive up it was pretty crazy, it was a little bendy road up the side of the mountain. It went past a waterfall which was mostly frozen over and was very impressive. We also took a gondola there to the top of the mountain from where we were practicing but we didn't ski down because it looked very steep! We have our rental stuff for another day so I think we are going up another slope tomorrow to give that a shot.
... After breakfast we returned to our rooms for a while, then headed off to the Markets at Dom Plaza, before finding a taxi and heading out of town, and into the forest for lunch at the Daxlueg. Our taxi driver seemed thrilled to get out of town (or earn €20 in one 20 minute drive) but also pulled over to photograph the view. He also gave us his card and said to ring him direct and he'd come and collect us. ...
... and climbed over the gate and went to explore this old
railway yard and station. The whole place was open to all and still quite well
left as it was when it closed. Old papers and items still laying there with
dates on them from 1970. It was an incredible find.
Onwards I head along this wonderful twisty but rather hi speed road. How
great it was to be back in a more civilised country where most motorists drive
to rules and respect. I felt so much safer today than ...
So here we are, getting set for our 2014 Balkan Adventure. After 2 days of ferocious packing and cleaning, as we vacate what has been our Reception, Bar and Restaurant for the last six and a half years, we have collapsed in a heap pending some last minute personal packing and 'making ourselves look beautiful' preparations - so much to do, so little time!
As some ...