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Sillian, Austria to Trzic, Slovenia 150 miles
The blazing sun sapped all our energy so all we could do was watch the sky. But what a sky to watch. It hasn't been getting dark here until nearly 10pm but at 7.30pm the skies began to darken. What was a totally clear blue sky started to turn dark and foreboding, though only from one direction, from one particular mountain. Dark cloud rose up like a volcanic eruption, or a nuclear explosion, from, funnily enough, ...
... are avalanche signs everywhere) are so crystal clear. And there's nobody here. Meaning, seemingly nobody lives here. A hundred hotels to every house though the couple of places we did stop were populated by friendly people who seem to be living in, if not a time warp then at least a totally different and laid back culture to the rest of Europe. It's not cheap but I don't think it's any more expensive than the UK - and diesel here is the cheapest we've found, 77p a litre. That's ...
... grade. Excellent! Boys happy and Girls happy (for now). So we booked on to the Grade 3 Via Ferrata Col Rodella at 1:30pm with local guide Renato. Then it was back to the caravan for some sunbathing and an early lunch. After lunch we met up with Renato at the Col Rodella Cable Car just round the corner from our campsite and got kitted out in harness and helmets, then it was into the Cable Car and swiftly up out ...
... facilities though in true Hunt style). Then we spotted an ingenious use of the button lift (on what would be the nursery slopes in the winter) to pull grass-karts up the hill... It had to be done; Mike and Ben opting for the 'let's see how fast we can go' and the 'let's try it without using the brakes at all' style, and Ellie and I shared a kart with Ellie opting for the 'how do I stop' and 'can we go very slow' style! We all had fun ...
... turning round as he said there was no way his scooter would make it up the hill with two of them on. While we were talking another Car and Caravan came into the rest area with both Caravan Wheels absolutely pouring smoke!! They looked really worried and started making phone calls, I was very glad it hadn't been us. We made it safely down to Innsbruck and then immediately back up again heading for the Brenner Pass and Italy. Back on ...
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