Travel Blogs from Semmering
... where wild water rafting and canoeing is the chosen sporty option. They have a wonderful life do the Austrians in the most beautiful country in the world for biking, hiking and water sports in the summer and skiing and sledging in the winter.
We stop for coffee at a cafe at Palfauer Wasserloch where a wooden footbridge is strung ...
... runs the busy Gasthof but also the farm in which it stands.
He is taking a day off tomorrow, and would we like to make a small tour with him in the surrounding mountains? Well you don't turn down an offer like that do you? He rides a fully-rigged Gold Wing.
i think back to earlier in the year when I was in Friedrichstadt in the Black Forest and a massive Gold Wing Owners Club rally turned up in the town ...
Before leaving Slovenia, we enquired about getting a "Go box," to pay tolls on Austrian motorways. No luck. "Ask in Austria," they say. We read that boxes are available at the "border." Border long closed since the EU. Asked at first petrol station in Austria, on left side of road. THEY have tags for Slovenia. "Try Shell servo on right, through town" ( that had a 3.5 tonnes limit we ignored.) Eventually bought the gadget at the Shell ...
... we had a friend there who we were going to see! Ate at a really nice Thai restaurant for lunch and then wet to watch 12 Years A Slave at an English cinema! Met up with Ross (Philipp) and had a really nice day with him! Just before we left for Graz, I had opened my window out onto the balcony, I turned around and a cat had appeared in my room! Naturally I was very excited about this and ended up sitting with it on my lap for about an hour!! So ...
Set the alarm nice and early to explore Bratislava but before it even had chance to sing off, Ben was up heaving his guts up in the toilet.
For two days Ben was as sick as a dog, contemplated about taking him to a hospital but as quick as it came, it was luckily just as quick to disappear. With Ben sick in bed, and us living in a van, I had no real ...
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed