Travel Blogs from Rabenstein an der Pielach
... lives, and go about our daily activities, assuming we have everything under control, with no divine involvement in our lives. Visiting places like this, and seeing the energy and commitment that the founders and residents have put into worshipping the Lord is inspiring to us to be more thoughtful of the pervasive presence and involvement of God in all that we do.
We returned to the ship for a nice lunch, and then Keely and ...
... river gorge.
Soon the rafts start to arrive, the paddlers laughing and shrieking as the fast river rushes them downstream. Just upriver from the footbridge there is a landing place where the rafters beach their craft and climb up to a jumping platform for a high plunge into the river.
Then it's back ...
... Melk, enjoying the sunshine coming back. Bliss. We joined in Melk, and apparently the French couple didn't make it either because they stopped in one of the many gardens with terrace, luring cyclotourists away from the track and onto their comfy chairs, offering them local schnapps and beer... We had a quick snack in Melk, enjoying the view on the abbey, and off we went for the last 40km of this day. The scenery changed for the better, and apricot fields, vineyards, ...
... going! The bedrooms were all ginormous and there were three levels. I want one! I told Moni and Charlie this and they told me their neighbour was an 80yr old man, so I asked them to let me know when the house becomes available. There is also a doctor shortage in Austria. Charlie and Moni were both happy for me to move here and be their doctor. I devised a plan of living in Austria for 1-2 years first teaching English, and simultaneously learning ...
Walking tour of Durnstein this morning. Very quaint little town on the bank of the Danube.
We were given tastings of the local wines - it's a very well-known wine area - didn't particularly like any of them. I think we're too used to Australian wines. Andrew hiked up to the old fortress above the town - very steep, good views.
Pretty cemetery. The families lease the plots & visit ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting