Travel Blogs from Ischgl
... peaks, Gotschnagrat and Gatschiefespitz, as well as the valley below and the surrounding chalets. We arrived yesterday, had lunch at Fellini (I had fish from the lake) and then went for a swim at the Badi. I am having a wonderful time with the grandchildren and learned to play a new 'speedier' version of Monopoly, called Monopoly Empire.
... sleeve shirt - nobody minded and they don't even notice at my age. We continued past the waterfall to the valley floor, where we walked along to the village of Schlinig or Slingia where Ron was waiting for us in the van to return us to the hotel after six and a half hours away. This morning was interesting being a Sunday morning - the church bells rang out and the villagers walked to the church in their best Sunday finery - ...
... they tend to look after their departed. Also running through the village is the source of the Adige River. High above the town there is the 12th century Klost Marienberg which is the highest Benedictine monastery in Europe at 1340m. It is a big building but there are only five monks in residence Then we were off for our first walk where we drove to Melag and walked about 3km up to Melager Alm (1970m) where we had a coffee and some had strudel, then ...
... room is maintained at -6c and 98% humidity to match the conditions in which he was found. The local hospital has a cold cell on standby in case of failure at the museum. He was 45 years old, give or take 5 years, which was old by Copper Age standards. He was murdered by an arrow head to his left shoulder and died from loss of blood (making it the world's oldest known cold case murder). He suffered from diseases typical of modern ...
... and have eagerly anticipated this drive since we started planning the event. It has been on Brian's bucket list since Clarkson (from Top Gear) brought it to the world's attention.
We started the drive early as we hoped to beat the mass of tourists expected. It is a long week-end in both Germany and Italy. The route is very popular with German bikers and is expected to draw large crowds. The pass ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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