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Today visitors to the mine are given a very wide range of activities from a ride on a barge over the mine's salt lake, a slide down the old wooden miners' shoot, interaction with large salt blocks, and the "Man in Salt" which is our favorite thing. The "Man in Salt" was discovered in 1734 when the body of a former miner was found, perfectly preserved in salt. Records describe the corpse as being "pressed flat as a board and features worn ...
... the town we're staying in and it was a really beautiful place with lots of neat looking rock and tons of clear running water. It was a pretty hike that took an hour or two and there was a waterfall at the end of it. We took lots of pictures there!
Later this evening we took a nice long walk and enjoyed the scenery around us. We're right in the middle of the mountains, so there's a lot of pretty scenery to take ...
... village Obertaurn, they can take us but only in the beautiful campground on the lake. Here they have old French circus carriages that have been converted to "luxury glamping accommodation". Once again we get out of the traditional camping and into our true camping style!
So we have a transparent lake, surrounded by lush forest and Austrian Hamlets shadowed by huge snow capped mountains (Austrian alps) to top it off. And not a sound to be heard, even the boats on the ...
... an hour- we checked just before we left, saying we hope that the sun will burn away the clouds as it did yesterday. He did not tell us that we could have caught the bus up the hill. So we walked for an hour of which half of it was climbing up a steep hill on a winding road. ( that's all I am going to say). We walked along the fast flowing river, then along a very fast flowing creek going down hill and the trees became very tall and at points we could see over them. ...
A very wet and foggy morning! Not a good start as the photos show, still we walked the half hour along the lake from Obertraun to Hallstatt station. It is a lovely walk even when it is drizzling, we passed several people with dogs and bikes along this path. Once you reach the station it is a very short walk to the ferry, this is the way you get to the old town of Hallstatt. This area has been inhabited for over 7,000 years. The salt mine made the town of ...
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