Hotel Garni Schwarzer Adler
Travel Blogs from Bruck an der Mur
We drove west from Vienna towards tomorrow's destination and consulted the GPS and Lonely Planet guide to find a good place to stop in between. We ended up here, in Bruck an der Mur, an adorable and charming small town in Austria. We all loved it as soon as we got to the centre, where the hotel we were seeking out is located. However, it was full, …
... book had a wide range of hymns from Johann Sebastion and before, right up to the 1990's. We skipped queueing up for the bread but I did say a little prayer for the rain to stop. It was only drizzling when we came out so I am not sure if that counts. The climb up involved some serious stairs but it was well worth the views. The fortifications were destroyed by Napoleon in 180X, ...
... 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 ...
So weird to be back here without any snow!! It's just as nice with all the green mountains though.. Still making epic meals there for dinners, forgot how much I missed dinner at hopfy. I didn't really do much here, spent my time stressing about having literally no money. One card had been skimmed in Turkey and I forgot the pin to the other!! Not a good feeling ...