Travel Blogs from Matrei in Osttirol
... don't think Austrians have much of a concept of long distance travel.....not like Australians....We travel 14 hours to Sydney to see our daughter....I was booking a train to Munich.....the guy said it will take one and a half hours and cost 68 euro....we thought about it ....asked if there was a cheaper train.....he uuummmed and eeerrrred.....then said "I suppose you could always take the slow train...it is only 28 euro..but it is very slow.......it will take one hour and ...
... I agreed that we could spend seven days just looking out that window and drink Rasberry Schapps......but we didn't......we got up the next day and decided to hit the heights....we were going to the top....the ski slopes at Kitzsteinhorn have the largest peak in all of the State of Salzburg....that's right Salzburg is also the name of the state here....the peak is 3029 metres high....we took the local bus again and after 30 minutes we arrived at the base of the ...
... can be bypassed on an easier path, experienced hikers will have no difficulties.
Stages: 8 - 12 days
Length: approx. 150 km
Difference in altitude: 8,000 m ascent, 10,170 m descent
Route: Braies Lake - Buco del Giavo - Monte Muro - Biella Hut - Senes Hut - Fodara Vedla Hut - Pederù Hut - Fanes Hut - Limo Pass - Large Fanes Pasture - Tadega Pass - Forcella del Lago - Rifugio Lagazuoi - Forcella di Lagazuoi - Falzarego Pass - ...
Took a side detour into the Triglav National Park along the road from Kranjska Gora to Bovec and into Austria – soaring above us were almost vertical mountains and lots of windy hairpin bends – really a stunning drive. If we thought that was great – ...
... bottom of the
massive Dolomite mountains. These massive rock mountains are well over 3000m
tall and are some sight to see. As I headed along the road I could see these
mighty rocks in the distance. Once closer I noticed a small white kind of object
kind of sitting on the cliff of one of these mountains. on closer inspection
this small white dot turned out to be part of a castle building.
Another thing that caught my eye along this road was a ...