Hotel St. Oswald
Travel Blogs from Sankt Oswald
... on to Slovenia pretty quickly. And it was a great decision as we snaked our way through the mountains, the van coping admirably, with a new stunning vista around each corner. We headed to Bled and a campsite on the lake, but an avalanche of tourists for the Bled festival meant that it was completely full. In fact apart from the stunning location, the campsite didn't seem our bag anyway, so we went and found camping Sobec which was perfect, and it was time to chill and catch up on some ...
... visited relatives in the area, including my 85 year-old aunt who is my oldest living relative. Then I flew to Boston for 10 days to visit one of my best friends - we go back 30 years! After lots of fun day trips to Cape Cod and plenty of Maine lobster, I was on my way to Sacramento, again meeting up with friends here and in San Francisco. I also plan a quick trip to Los Angeles to catch ...
... trees at a working farm. There's no restaurant but an honesty-box fridge stacked with beer. Later a young Austrian couple stroll over. They are going for pizza, and would we like some fetching. Oh yes please.
So with pizza and beer for supper we set up camp on lush grass beneath shady trees. It's very warm and for the first time camping on this trip there is no dew next morning.
... local pub! And to finish off the night, fireworks! Austrian weddings are a lot of fun and they can do so much more fun stuff than you could get away with in Australia! Day 6: With this volleyball competition over, all of a sudden Kkagenfurt has gone from 98% booked out (booking.com) to 30 and we can get a 4 person suite for about 1/3 of what we were paying for a 2 person one! So, off we were moving to our third hotel in Klagenfurt! Day 7: Today Dave woke us up early so ...
Spectacular mountain views from the top of the Reisseckbahn. First take a three stage cable driven trains up an incredibly steep slope following a hydroelectric dam pipeline, then a tiny train through a tunnel under the mountain. Lots of walks and restaurants at the top. Remnants of melting snow left here and there in hot sunny ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center