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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of water evaporated, was encapsulated by clay then lava, and later raised by tectonics into the mountain. The mine is still active, producing tons on salt every year by bore hole drilling technology and dissolution/evaporation methods. There were light shows, movies, pumping stations, slides to go down (!!), Europe's oldest staircase with a 3-D projection of what life was like when it was used, and then a train ride that took us out of the mine at the end. The whole thing took a couple ...
... the 1960's when the Catholic Church approved the practice of cremation. So I assume you rest for 12 peaceful years in the cemetery and then are cremated to make room for the recently deceased. We saw a fresh grave there where a lady had just been buried a week or so earlier.
Hallstatt was very memorable, and we enjoyed our train ride back to Vienna on Sunday afternoon. Austria is truly a beautiful country.
... off - the first time for a couple of weeks. I even had to hunt for my sunglasses, a treat indeed. Driven indoors when the sun set, we had a light evening meal. Well not too light, for me at least, after another dose of cake. No piccies today. We've seen dozens of creative scenes constructed with straw, mostly people and animals, all at the roadside so not easy to photograph while on the move. Mileage: ...
... rocky. The drive from the Austrian autobahn through the valley with several large lakes was beautiful. It took about two and half hours to make the drive from Melk to Hallstatt with a stop for a picnic lunch.
We we arrived at the Resort Obertraun just five kilometers from Hallstatt. We were surprised upon check-in that a significant booking fee was included for Hotels in Hallstatt. Ouch! Lesson learned, read the fine print on hotel reservations. We found our chalet ...
... Luckily I brought a little flashlight. I used my tablet light to find the suitcase. If I hadn't been on the tablet, we might still be fumbling around blind LOL
Got in touch with reception and she seemed befuddled. The lights were on in the hall??? She got the power on for about 30 seconds and then it was off again. I think we're ok now.
We will spend most of the morning here tomorrow and then it is ferry + train to ...