Travel Blogs from Ischgl
... it's much better when the sun's out, but it looks wonderful to me in the mist and drizzle. Really!
Yesterday we did, however go on a walk around picturesque Lake Davos whose main function, aside from looking beautiful, is to catch the melt from the mountains above with the spring thaw. There were heaps of walkers and runners, not to mention our dog, Ares who danced, pranced and swum his way all ...
Who woulda thought? Germany beating Brasil 7 to 1. For my German friend Max's 11 second thought on the subject just click here
Departed Vienna early on the road to Switzerland to visit my cousin Roger and his partner Joe who have invited me to stay with them in the Alps for a few days. Their home is high in the mountains (1100 meters up) in ...
Day 3 of the Rally. Today we leave Germany and arrive in Switzerland. We are staying at the Intercontinental Hotel Davos which only opened in December. Our route took us through roads that we could not go on due to major road works so we went on a few back roads. We had lunch at Rapperswill, Switzerland overlooking Lake Konstanz. It was quite warm but you could feel the air cooling as we climbed higher towards Davos. Hotel is very comfortable and staff very ...
What a wonderful sight to wake up to in the morning: the snow-covered peaks, the valley covered with green grass, charming Swiss chalets and beautiful sunshine. Nichola and Rhys brought me to Klosters, 25 miles from the Austrian border for a two-day visit. Their apartment at the chalet is on the third floor, giving us a wonderful view of ...
... was fierce fighting here between Austrians and Italians. After WW1 it was transferred to Italy and then in 1938 both Hitler and Mussolini agreed to send the German speaking population back to German ruled territory. During WW11, thousands of people were relocated and straggled back after the war. In 1971 The International Court in The Hague gave the province autonomy within Italy. Now I am back from my walk and invigorated ...
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