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We had breaky with Clara and Helene while Teresa was out droving the teenage cows. It was lovely chatting with them both! Unexpectedly we were advised to get the van out before the road collapsed. So we quickly packed up and followed Clara out to safety. Unfortunately Teresa was still out droving so we didn't get a chance to say goodbye. The clouds started to clear and the afternoon was beautiful! We drove just over an hour ...
Now begins the descent, and i am not looking forward to this as i have some leg pains from yesterdays hiking. I manage to make it down without and mishaps, but my shin muscles are killing me. By the time i get back to my accommodation i am absolutely spent. I dont think i have ever been this physically drained before. Still it was worth every aching muscle.
My last day in Austria is spent in Bad Ischl, a little town not far from ...
We spent the morning at the salt mine. The tour starts with putting coveralls on. We then went on a mini train. If you were taller than 6 feet you have to be careful because there is not much headroom. The tunnels are very narrow. You start the tour by sliding down a 50 foot wooden slide to the mine. They explain how they mine the salt. There use to be a salt water ocean 14 million years ago that evaporated ...
... s with our friendly waiter. He was absolutely swamped as the restaurant was completely full. We had a leisurely meal, then while the adults were finishing their wine, the kids ran to the playground.
Once again, the skies started darkening and we began to feel raindrops, so we headed home, stopping at the church's cemetery briefly. Europe's cemeteries are quite different from ours in that they are really ...
... to Europe is always enlightening for them.
Now back down the elevator, to the bus and down the hill to catch another bus and get back to our starting point. This seemed like a mad dash, but we had to get on that bus!
All in all, we'd say unless you're in this area or are a huge WWII fan, skip it. We later realized we probably could have done most of this independently and should have. We could have completely skipped the ...
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