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What is great about backpacking with no fixed agenda or itinerary, is that you can make changes to your plans at any time, based on how you feel or based on things you read & hear. That was the case with our visit to Vienna & Kitzbuhel. We had not planned to visit Austria, but since we were so close to Vienna we decided to go there & since we were in Austria, ...
September 23, 2014
So today was an example of how wonderful my husband Craig really is. Many years ago in 1983 when we Eurailed our way around Europe our train stopped at a pretty place called Zell am See in Austria. We were going to Salzburg and Craig said at the time – let's go back and have a look at this town one day. So it was on his bucket list. We left Hotel Tauterman and it was a very pretty drive to Zell am See. ...
(Magnificent Mountain, Serene Lake, and City Festival)
So I know it's been three months now since we got back from Austria, but I still want to finish my blogs. So here goes. Hopefully they will be briefer, since I don't remember as many details at this point.
This morning we went to the Kitzsteinhorn, the mountain in Austria with the highest viewing platform. But we only had a short 30 minute drive this time, to ...
... than the lake spot.
After lunch we hiked a short trail that went backwards and up to the Swarovski Oberservatory, which was made of glass and shaped like a crystal (because Swarovski is a famous crystal company). The views were incredible, although it was very warm inside all that glass. We also saw these weird structures scattered all over the side of the mountain. We all assumed they were to help stabilize the snow in the winter, in order to prevent ...
... br> parallel to the main motorway (which appeared to be elevated on concrete piers
most of its route). The motorway was busy and even the local road was busy, Not
pleasant driving. This is a main north-south arterial route.
Stopped at Camping Corones. Luxurious site, with heated
sanitary facilities and a heated outdoor pool, but somehow we did not like it.
Full of Germans and very “ordered” parking.