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... market, but we only had one night there, barely enough time to enjoy the atmosphere. Compared to other markets and such, we found shopping was better in Innsbruck compared to Munich. Swarovski crystal originated here and so that was also a big shopping draw. Their most recent orb for Christmas is exquisite!
While in Munich, I took a side trip without Jon to Salzburg, Austria. I've always wanted to visit Salzburg ever since I saw the "Sound of Music". Our ...
... as it is the month for maintenance and inspections so skiers need to be very dedicated to walk up in order to ski down.
There are tour groups from every country and continent. South Americans, Pakistanis, Chinese, Japanese (they take pictures of everything!) Russians, etc.etc. we did not see any North American tours but lots of North Americans.
Swarovski Crystals a are made just outside of Innsbruck The gallery has been closed ...
... than the tunnels the trip was uneventful til we got to Innsbruck. The Altstadt (old town) christmasmarket had started on the weekend. Our hotel was on the christmasmarket street. After a couple of misses and drive bys we finally pulled into the market, found the hotel and the receptionist told John where the parking was and that he needed to do a U turn and get off the street right away! The car is parked until we leave on Thursday.
... up in them.
Finally here came a car which must have been the first one in about 20 or
so km. Not that that means anything as it could be a local from a town or
somewhere like that. I continue and am now looking for anyone at the roadside to
simply ask if the pass is open but with not a single person in sight I simply
continue in hope.
Finally here comes a camper and behind it about 20 or so cars. yes, i
thought, the road must be open.
... we got up early to get our ski on! (I am never saying that again btw) We made a nice breakfast and made our way to the ski rental place. I have been skiing before, and I know how expensive renting ski gear can be, but I was pleasantly surprised by how reasonable and cheap it was to rent things! We waited for the bus to take us up to the resort and rode it up the glacier for about an hour before arriving at the lodge! As we were riding up, ...