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... trap, no doubt, but I've wanted to visit it. I had no idea that Germany and Austria were so devout in the Catholic religion. We saw wood carved crucifixes along the roadside and here and there on mountain sides. Our guide told us it was not a marking for accidents or anything tragic, it was just a place for hunters or woodsman to go and pray when they were away from the village.
Our final destination for the evening was Innsbruck, a lovely city with a ...
We had planned to see Christmasmarkets in Salzberg, Vienna and Nuremburg but did not really expect it in Innsbruck. It was a pleasant surprise as the market had started on the weekend.
The one in the Aldstadt is small but interesting. There is another one by the river called the Crystal Market as there is huge Swarovski Christmas tree made of crystals that is at the middle of that market. A third market will start this weekend on the main ...
... than the tunnels the trip was uneventful til we got to Innsbruck. The Altstadt (old town) christmasmarket had started on the weekend. Our hotel was on the christmasmarket street. After a couple of misses and drive bys we finally pulled into the market, found the hotel and the receptionist told John where the parking was and that he needed to do a U turn and get off the street right away! The car is parked until we leave on Thursday.
... that's not the only thing on my mind that has got confused. Yesterday
as I said was a day of adventuring around the Alps simply to waste time as I did
not want to get the Sunday sailing from Amsterdam and so would waste a day and
catch the Monday.
The plan was to stop off at Seefeld which is my usual stop and ride the
next 600 or so km to Amsterdam with the usual stop at Darmstadt. However tonight
looking at the maps I suddenly realised the total ...
... that we had to get to our hostel were not very concise, so when we got onto the bus according to how the directions read, we took the bus to the end of the line and then catch another one to where our town was located. So we hopped on the bus and enjoyed the scenery until the end of the line. This turned out to not be entirely correct, as when we got off the bus in the chilly Austrian air, the bus route we needed was no where to be found. ...