Travel Blogs from Bad Birnbach
Blue skies this morning. We entered Austria fairly early on in the day.. Can't be sure exactly when as we missed the border crossing/sign! The Danube cycle path got great as soon as we knew we were in Austria. No more gravel gravel paths just dead roads - a car every half an hour - if that! Managed to keep an average speed of about 16 mph over the day - traffic was ...
... change pretty soon there may be some kind of disaster here. Initially I was concerned about the restricted diameter of the toilets on board but obviously that concern has been overtaken by one of a more personal nature. Here's hoping that something gives soon and an equilibrium be achieved that will benefit all concerned. I could reduce the intake side of the equation but that is proving quite difficult. Lee is setting a ...
... in the 12th Century. Passau and St. Stephens Cathedral Passau has a magnificent baroque cathedral that is located at the highest point of the old town. It was nearly destroyed in 1662 when a fire swept through the town. It was rebuilt and is home to the largest cathedral organ in the world with 17,974 organ pipes, 233 stops and 4 carillons. All 5 parts of the organ can be played ...
... for Susi to pick me up, she came half past six and it was so great to see her, after that we just went straight over the border to Austria and in one hour we made it to her hometown Vorchdorf! Really cute small town. I've seen her parents before in Finland but just very briefly and it was great to be welcome in their home. We ate ...
... back in to the rain and cold.
Made it to Passau by 4ish, 80 miles on the clock. Soon found an internet cafe to write up the blog (and hopefully add pics as trev has bought a memory card reader). Also research is needed. We have had a change of plan, instead of hitting the alps we now intend to follow the danube through Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia and Romania, then leave it to ...
Other places to stay in Bad Birnbach
Brunnaderstrasse 8-10, Bad Birnbach | 3 star hotelfrom $119
Brunnaderstr. 7, Bad Birnbach | 4 star hotelfrom $157
Am Aunhamer Berg 2, Bad Birnbach | 4 star hotelfrom $196
Am Aunhamer Berg 3, Bad Birnbach | 3 star hotelfrom $132
Brunnaderstr 16, Bad Birnbach | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Pfarrkirchner Strasse 20-22, Bad Birnbach | 4 star hotelfrom $128
Brunndobl 16, Bad Birnbach | Hotelfrom $183