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... days, including Salzburg (having grown up on `The Sound of Music`) and the Grossglocknerstrasse - the high alpine toll road and one if the best of its kind Europe - a must-do being married to a petrol head. Sunday, the weather looked favourable, so we went for it. By 10am we were at the toll booth at the northern end near Fusch and paid the 34€ to enable us to spend the day exploring the 48km route reaching an altitude of over 2,571m above sea level. The ...
... kicked everyone off the mountain and gave it to Hitler. Instead of common houses on the landscape, the Nazis built apartments, bunkers, greenhouses, barracks, and all sorts of facilities for the elite. They also built this huge hotel to host the celebrities and dignitaries that came to visit Hitler. The hotel later converted into the American recreational headquarters after the war. The guide also pointed out the route the 101st Airborne ...
... in Europe felt the same way, as there were probably more than at IOM TT. We found a glacier by taking a wrong turn, but not as spectacular as the ones in NZ. The most beautiful bells chimed out in unison all around us on Sunday morning at our hotel - perfect. We had lunch in a gorgeous little village called Heiligenblut, that overlooked a beautiful valley.
We will have very special memories of this area forever ...
... moved us from the main dining room to a smaller private dining room as apparently the 12 of us were just too noisy for romantic couples the night before. It was a lovely room and we could be as noisy as we liked, which was only talking anyway. Yesterday I though I would get a haircut so I went to the hairdresser early but they were totally booked for the day so I stay fluffy-headed. I also tried get my eyelashes tinted in the ...
... across meadows and through woodland for about three-quarters of the way before re-joining the road. Greg and Mike later also took this route but right down to where the vans were parked. The rest of the group came down the path. I should explain the difference between an Alm and a Hutte which are both scattered throughout the alps. An Alm (pronounced arm) serves food and drink and a Hutte (pronounced huut) serves food and drink ...
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