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... couple of local spots we would frequent in our week. The bar at our hotel and a cafe and bar called Hocus Pocus. It was located near the main square and aside from having lovely coffee, large teas and delicious hot chocolates it had this really quirky atmosphere and was non-smoking - perfect.
Ah Innsbruck you've been wonderful. I will happily return to see you.
Next Stop: Salzburg
Today Dan and I had our very first ski lesson and learnt to ski. As per usual Dan was a pro and I fell **** over head first go haha. Good to see that not much has changed in the last 12 months.
We got picked up by the ski school's car and taken to the ski rental school where we got kitted out in ski boots, skis, poles and pants. We decided our down jackets would suffice and sunglasses would prevent the snow for getting into eyes. Note to self the poles ...
... snow village we imagined we would get to see. It's just beautiful.
We've played like kids in the snow, had snow ball fights, built a snow man (sort of), jumped in it, fell in it, and thoroughly looked like deadset tourists haha. I love snow!
... tree I had bought yesterday. Our very first fresh Christmas tree as a family! We had Austrian Beer and Argentinian wine to drink and fresh cheeses, bread, pretzels and cured meats for our Christmas dinner. We enjoyed a few drinks in the bar around the fire before calling it a night.
What a Christmas to remember. It’s mean to snow tomorrow, all my fingers and toes are crossed!
Merry Christmas all x ...
... which flank either side of Innsbruck as the view is stunning; it is a truly magical place to watch the sun set on an evening.
There are several places in the centre of Innsbruck that I would recommend visiting. There is the city tower which costs €3.5 entry and gives you an incredible view of the city and the surrounding mountains, however just to warn you the steps are quite steep! There is also the Olympic Ski Jump which is very impressive! However ...