Travel Blogs from St. Anton am Arlberg
As I have a sore hip from the additional walking and swimming done over the past 5 days, I decided to take break and just relax and go for breakfast this am. Good thing as my drive was going to take us to the Tyrolean Alps some 375k away! We came to the town of Kufstein- where the 1504 castle walls and all other buildings still stand. There is a …
... br> - License plates are issued to individuals. If you sell the car and buy a new one, you keep the plate.
- Mosquitos are slow moving, do not bite (usually), and are dumb. This is probably why there are no window screens in Switzerland.
- Switzerland is the only the only country with a square flag.
- They really DO have a Navy.
- In Switzerland, it is illegal to keep just one guinea ...
... huge drops and slippery. On the positive side I saw some of the most amazing sights, mountains reaching to the sky and smooth bowling green manicured countryside. The Swiss, I believe, mow everything that they can get their hands on. There is also a cold snap here and the mountains are covered in beautiful unseasonal snow.
Day 3 of the Rally. Today we leave Germany and arrive in Switzerland. We are staying at the Intercontinental Hotel Davos which only opened in December. Our route took us through roads that we could not go on due to major road works so we went on a few back roads. We had lunch at Rapperswill, Switzerland overlooking Lake Konstanz. It was quite warm but you could feel the air cooling as we climbed higher towards Davos. Hotel is very comfortable and staff very ...
... peaks, Gotschnagrat and Gatschiefespitz, as well as the valley below and the surrounding chalets. We arrived yesterday, had lunch at Fellini (I had fish from the lake) and then went for a swim at the Badi. I am having a wonderful time with the grandchildren and learned to play a new 'speedier' version of Monopoly, called Monopoly Empire.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking