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... this has become somewhat of an annual pilgrimage, usually to the Istrian peninsula and Rovinj which we love, but this year we have decided to venture a little further afield and take the coast road as far south as Dubrovnik, poking our nose into Montenegro to visit another of the 14 villages in Europe called Malta and then making our way back overland through part ...
September 23, 2014
So today was an example of how wonderful my husband Craig really is. Many years ago in 1983 when we Eurailed our way around Europe our train stopped at a pretty place called Zell am See in Austria. We were going to Salzburg and Craig said at the time – let's go back and have a look at this town one day. So it was on his bucket list. We left Hotel Tauterman and it was a very pretty drive to Zell am See. ...
... are kangaroos in Austria (seriously) and a myriad of other topics. As the night wore on shots of this pumpkin oil liquor kept appearing in front of us. Soon the bartender started playing Austrian folk music on the sound system and the boys began standing up and singing along with the music (and the rest of the bar) and providing some dancing of their own. I am sure you had to be there, but it was one of those rare nights when you get to experience the life of the locals. And ...
... was spectacular. Cheryl and I took turns taking pictures of each other. Then we had this really nice dude from the Czech Republic take our picture on the “thumb” of 5 Fingers. It was a little nerve wracking walking out on those fingers – made of steel obviously, but hanging so far out over the ground below …. and I'm not great with heights. Nevertheless, we hung out there for a while just because the view was so darn spectacular.
We finally made ...
... at 64 meters. Our speed was measured and a picture was taken to commemorate the “ride”. Cheryl clocked in at 31.2 km per hour and I clocked in at 35.2 km per hour, which was the fastest of the tourists and only 0.6 km slower than our guide, who claimed she was always the “fastest” …. oh so close to beating her smugness!
Anyway, the tour wrapped up with a little toy train ride out of the mine. It actually zipped us back up to ...