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What is great about backpacking with no fixed agenda or itinerary, is that you can make changes to your plans at any time, based on how you feel or based on things you read & hear. That was the case with our visit to Vienna & Kitzbuhel. We had not planned to visit Austria, but since we were so close to Vienna we decided to go there & since we were in Austria, ...
... we had a drink at the bar and took our laptop down there where it works a lot better!! Tonight we walked down to what seems like a local social club. It was full of Austrians and they seem to be enjoying themselves. The meal was okay – I had fish but as you can tell it wasn’t outstanding. Doesn’t matter. Back in the room for planning for tomorrow and it doesn’t seem that noisy after all thank goodness.
... the 60 - 90 degree slope, using its shovel to push the tractor upwards.
When we went back to the main building, we went out to the Top of Salzburg again and went out on some snow for a little bit. Then we went inside to warm up and have a beer. We were right next to the windows and the amazing view. It was hard to leave, but finally we did and made the long journey back down to the valley floor.
We spent ...
... around a small mountain and almost doubled back on itself.
From there we took a side road, with more switchbacks, up to the Edelweiss-Spitze. This was the highest point on the road at 2571 meters. There were 360 degree views, and even a restaurant with a Zimmer (i.e. rooms you could rent).
Our next stop was the Fuscher Torl, a memorial tower that commemorated the workers who built the road. We saw some sort of animals there, kind of goat-like, that were in ...
... Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city, for a local parade. Her enthusiasm was so high that she naturally carried the upbeat tempo for the parade goers and bystanders alike!
Sally wrangles the parade folks into taking photos with us.