Travel Blogs from Mallnitz
... into a great
sunny afternoon which made it better for photography.
The massive Alpine peaks were going in and out of sun and cloud which made
for some great photos and at one point a massive cliff edge just caught the sun
and I got one of the best photos of this whole trip.
Here at Heiligenblut I went into tourist information and asked about
getting to the town of Seefeld which is where I normally stay on my route home
and it seems the only way is all the ...
... on the bus all the way back as it was full of students. Not one of them offered Papa Robin a seat! Young people are the same the world over I think? Maybe a Chisholm student would have offered? Today the rain has fallen all day. We bused to Spitall and used the wifi at the Schloss Cafe. My laptop would not work properly! Lucky the iPads allowed us to book rail tickets for next week and catchup on mail etc. we also organised a taxi to take us to the station ...
So here we are, getting set for our 2014 Balkan Adventure. After 2 days of ferocious packing and cleaning, as we vacate what has been our Reception, Bar and Restaurant for the last six and a half years, we have collapsed in a heap pending some last minute personal packing and 'making ourselves look beautiful' preparations - so much to do, so little time!
As some ...
... we had a drink at the bar and took our laptop down there where it works a lot better!! Tonight we walked down to what seems like a local social club. It was full of Austrians and they seem to be enjoying themselves. The meal was okay – I had fish but as you can tell it wasn’t outstanding. Doesn’t matter. Back in the room for planning for tomorrow and it doesn’t seem that noisy after all thank goodness.
... than the lake spot.
After lunch we hiked a short trail that went backwards and up to the Swarovski Oberservatory, which was made of glass and shaped like a crystal (because Swarovski is a famous crystal company). The views were incredible, although it was very warm inside all that glass. We also saw these weird structures scattered all over the side of the mountain. We all assumed they were to help stabilize the snow in the winter, in order to prevent ...