Travel Blogs from Bad Hofgastein
... a black shiny Alpine Salamander (we thought it was a lizard) and snow!! We had a snow fight in the snow. On our way down mum and the boys took a short cut, but dad and Amelia took a even bigger one. We then found the gondola and beside it was a restaurant were we had some ...
... around 34 people on a bus. We had the receivers with the headphones in so we could hear the guide from far away and that was nice. Most people assume the only thing the Nazis built was the Eagles Nest but the Nazis built much of the surrounding town. The guide pointed out buildings that I didn't expect to have been built by them because they look ordinary. Hitler started coming to this mountain back in 1923 so when he rose to power in 1933, the ...
... in Europe felt the same way, as there were probably more than at IOM TT. We found a glacier by taking a wrong turn, but not as spectacular as the ones in NZ. The most beautiful bells chimed out in unison all around us on Sunday morning at our hotel - perfect. We had lunch in a gorgeous little village called Heiligenblut, that overlooked a beautiful valley.
We will have very special memories of this area forever ...
... and found out that they actually do it, but they closed at midday as it was Saturday so again no success. So it was just another example of what Ron keeps saying on this trip - timing is everything! When we were up the mountain yesterday, at noon we heard a very loud hooter or alarm, similar to a knock-off signal, coming up from Matrei so I thought everyone closes at midday but apparently it was the weekly checking of the ...
... above the valley. The others went on about 200m to the Steiner Alm for apple strudel and to find a nice spot to eat their lunch. Four people continued a bit further past the Alm to view a waterfall. Meanwhile, Ron, Jan and myself decided to take a National Park walking track cross-country instead of going back down the road. This path was very steep but was much more beautiful and not as long as the switchback road. We followed ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed