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Our week in Innsbruck has come to an end and boy have we had a fantastic time here. We arrived Monday afternoon and flew over the snow-capped mountains to land in the centre of Innsbruck. Looking up at the alps when you're standing on the tar mac will never get old. It's just amazing.
We are staying in Old Town and have the royal gardens right behind us. Everything is within walking distance, ...
... pros and were not used at all in our lesson - don't bother hiring them on day one.
From here our ski school are took us and the rest of the people in our group up to the gondola, which took us up to the school's base and beginner slope on nordkette mountain.
We had an hour to kill, so Dan taught himself to ski while I made a dick of myself and decide to sit on the sideline and wait for the instructor.
The views from here over the ...
... snow village we imagined we would get to see. It's just beautiful.
We've played like kids in the snow, had snow ball fights, built a snow man (sort of), jumped in it, fell in it, and thoroughly looked like deadset tourists haha. I love snow!
... the family. Mum, Dad and I headed out to watch the locals wind down for Christmas, source some Christmas lunch for tomorrow and sit in Hocus Pocus for a few cups for the afternoon.
This evening we were booked into our hotel's restaurant for a glorious 5 course traditional Austrian Christmas feast. We began with fresh bread, a salmon entrée, soup, a dumpling interval, a roast beef meal and a gorgeous dessert. ...
... and I paid €31 for hire of economy boots, skis and poles. It does work out quite expensive, but it's certainly well worth it, just make sure you get there early as it does get very busy!
If you stay in Innsbruck it's certainly a good idea to rent a car as it gives you much more freedom. Innsbruck is extremely close to the Italian and German borders, so there's the opportunity to go to places like Munich with ease. It is also a great idea to drive into ...