Travel Blogs from St. Michael im Lungau
It’s mid-May, and I only have 3 weeks before I must leave
Europe. Last week we took a trip to
Italy to visit friends and family. My
niece Eva is living in southern Italy, way down in the heel of the boot in an
area called Puglia. She’s 6 months
pregnant and really showing – she looks wonderful and very happy. Her Italian husband, Geremia, is taking
wonderful care of her, he’s is a good cook and ...
... itself as an art center. Its claim to fame is yet another castle ruin – we hiked up the hill for
an amazing view and Dieter took some pics for his blog. Then we drove through the valley and stopped to view a waterfall – reminded me a bit of Yosemite with the craggy hill
landscape. Every time we take a drive or hike you get a different view of all the surrounding ...
... and if it leaks it will spoil the holiday for the people downstairs. We bought a washer and yesterday our friends tried to hook it up, but the hose broke and the stores all
closed at 2pm so now we'll have to wait until Tuesday. Hopefully the internet folks will come out
this week and get us setup.
I'm still on hold for my extended visa request ...
... weekend of term break, I was rather tired, and basically went to sleep! It is so nice to look out my window at a mountain covered in snow.
Unfortunately, on the day that I went skiing, it was raining. Reminded me of Terra and my attempt to go to Fernie, where we ended up getting a rain check, as it was too slushy to ski. Another unfortunate thing, is that stores are closed on Sundays, and the rental place that I had pre-booked equipment, was closed. ...
... on the snow. And quite easy to go backwards. Next time go for slightly shorter skis around 158-160. Not 166 a touch too long. Managed to ski with the girls in the afternoon. Last run up with them and I was very proud to see them snowplough all the way down. Very happy girls and they love skiing. Tom is also very content in kids ...