Hotel Karl Schranz
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Having spent a week on my mountain, it was time to do some longer and steeper walks again so it was back to Oberstdorf but this time avoiding waterfalls! Day 1 was spent on a flatter walk and on day 2 the only way was up! Although due to time constraints we came down by cable car which confused Lizzie! Surprisingly little ...
... point. I should go do something else for a while, and save continuing this Alpine adventure for another time. When I reach the beginning of the railway, I know it's time. I'm bringing this chapter my Alps Superhike to a close. I take a picture and board the train. Soon we are zipping down a serene mountain valley, past village after village... villages I hope to come back and explore on foot someday. But for now... I'm ...
... beautiful reservoir to walk along. Nice place to soak in the beauty and think back on all that I've experienced on this Alpine adventure. An adventure that is probably soon going to come to an end. And then... my second surprise of the day. Is that... a clock tower coming up from the middle of the lake? As I get closer, I can see that it's a church tower, rising up from the waters, blending in beautifully with the surroundings. Later I ...
... and cliffs. Suddenly, a magnificent sight greets my eyes: it's a covered bridge--no it's a castle... no, it's two castle towers connected by a covered bridge across the river, across on the other side are the sheer cliffs and steep slopes that separate Austria from Italy. Gazing at this tower, I'm suddenly taken back to another time. A time before highways, trains and tunnels. A time when mountains like this were unconquered barriers ...
... chalet--nice spot for a videoclip. Pfunds is the last town before the big climb up to the pass into Italy, so its a bittersweet farewell. Now that I've discovered that you can sleep in a warm bed and not blow your budget here in Austria, I'm not in such a hurry to move on. But the mountain awaits me. I fix my gaze on the narrowing valley up ahead and continue down the ...