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... as its direct power, but with the sports that have just bundled in all the extras to make sure the surge is not too uncomfortable with seats that absorb the G's. Anyway as you picked I am typing this as we zing across Southern Germany about an hour from the Austrian border to Innsbrook, the snow is certainly back here, on the ground anyway, the scenery is breath taking to be honest, I never saw any of this while I drove around, starting to see the ...
... and incredibly comfortable beds. Our rooms had balconies with views of the Alps and we had a relaxing glass of wine on the balcony before heading down to the restaurant for a delicious meal. Bernice and I had the venison ragout with spatzle, a bit adventurous for us but it was worth the risk. The food was superb and we noticed that there were many Austrians in the restaurant which is usually ...
... the heart of the city, with its lively pedestrian street full of tourists... gellaterias... a large cathedral... a little castle on a hilltop and a lively stream running right through the city... another pedestrain street with classy carved bushes cut to look like a piano, a guy on a bicycle. Yep... I've left the rustic charm of the Alps behind and back to the more sophisticated grandeur of urban Italy. But I will go ...
Day 286 6 hrs, 12.1 kms Next morning I head down to another lake. Across the lake I see for the first time mountains completely cover in snow. Along this hike I've often seen patches of snow on the higher slopes, but never mountains completely covered in snow. I suddenly realize that there's a whole other level to the Alps that I haven't even gotten close to... But now it's time to start heading down hill. There's a path on ...
... beautiful reservoir to walk along. Nice place to soak in the beauty and think back on all that I've experienced on this Alpine adventure. An adventure that is probably soon going to come to an end. And then... my second surprise of the day. Is that... a clock tower coming up from the middle of the lake? As I get closer, I can see that it's a church tower, rising up from the waters, blending in beautifully with the surroundings. Later I ...