Travel Blogs from Kapfenberg
... were still quite a lot of brickwork as well as a clock and a bell tower. Apparently the city paid a ransom to save these. We have a long day travelling tomorrow getting up at 4:30 so we spent the late afternoon packing and clearing up. We have been without internet at our accomodation but there is free city internet in certain areas so we have been able to plan our transport using ...
... operated by a chap with quite good English and a real passion for the
history and architecture.
As well as a pride in the historical
there is everywhere an interest in modern design and art. The
ultimate expression of this is the Kunst haus. A gallery of modern
art. We have affectionately labelled the building “the slug” as
it somewhat resembles some marine creature comfortably nestling in
amongst the baroque churches and 17century apartment blocks.
... br> The trip over the Semmering pass was
as spectacular as indicated in the literature. The train was a real
contrast to the rattletrap we recently took up to Albury. Very
smooth, free wifi on board, display screens with info about next
stop, speed, current location maps, and of course, on time.
At Graz we walked around to our
apartment. It is perfectly adequate and ...
... re on the other side of the world lol. I sorted it out eventually and now I have money again :). We had a fluro party in the contiki party room with another group, it was soooooo much fun!! Me and a few others had a box of 25 shots each, good times. Phone is still broken so only have photos I was tagged. Going white water rafting on the way from here to ...
... completed the round trip to Payerbach and back to Murzzuschlag. Fantastic views. Then we visited the Sudbahn railway museum that had a great collection of trains and memorabilia , and an amazing collection of rail push carts and rail motors from all eras from about 1900.
Missed the bus back, then missed the train back, so caught a taxi as the heavens opened! I will not moan about the rain, but we have had more than our fair ...