Travel Blogs from Obergurgl
... singles, and when they were all inside the bells stopped and the service began. It looked like something out of a movie to see them converge from all directions as if on cue, but of course it was on cue and the bell was the cue. Tonight at dinner there was no dessert as it is Sunday and for religious reasons there is no such indulgence, so it was just cheese and bread, but after four other delicious courses it didn't matter ...
... local salmon with potatoes, an impressive dessert and cheese buffet followed for those who still had room, and I forgot to mention the salad bar beforehand. Everything is fresh and local. I mentioned yesterday that this is a working village, and at times smells like one. It is virtually a dairy co-operative, with every home having some cows which are kept in barns beneath the house during winter. Where we are is only a few kilometres from both the Swiss ...
... room is maintained at -6c and 98% humidity to match the conditions in which he was found. The local hospital has a cold cell on standby in case of failure at the museum. He was 45 years old, give or take 5 years, which was old by Copper Age standards. He was murdered by an arrow head to his left shoulder and died from loss of blood (making it the world's oldest known cold case murder). He suffered from diseases typical of modern ...
... catch the bus. These walks are not the faint of heart – but we knew that and took slow, leisurely walks.
Of course, when we were touring Neuschwanstein, the clouds opened – and torrents of rain started. By the time we finished, it was raining, but not too hard. Being the good boy scout (always prepared), Frank pulled out plastic ponchos and we took off for the top.
One of ...
... the Brenner Pass Toll booth queue (€8.50 if you want to get your change ready now) Again, we ate the kilometres going our way with little fuss but the opposite direction was an almost continuous queue with short patches of slow moving traffic for km after km which seemed to be totally for the toll booth at the end (we just had to pay and travel, the other side was two lanes of ...
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