Travel Blogs from St. Anton am Arlberg
... it's much better when the sun's out, but it looks wonderful to me in the mist and drizzle. Really!
Yesterday we did, however go on a walk around picturesque Lake Davos whose main function, aside from looking beautiful, is to catch the melt from the mountains above with the spring thaw. There were heaps of walkers and runners, not to mention our dog, Ares who danced, pranced and swum his way all ...
... 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.
... was fierce fighting here between Austrians and Italians. After WW1 it was transferred to Italy and then in 1938 both Hitler and Mussolini agreed to send the German speaking population back to German ruled territory. During WW11, thousands of people were relocated and straggled back after the war. In 1971 The International Court in The Hague gave the province autonomy within Italy. Now I am back from my walk and invigorated ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet