Travel Blogs from Bad Gastein
... a black shiny Alpine Salamander (we thought it was a lizard) and snow!! We had a snow fight in the snow. On our way down mum and the boys took a short cut, but dad and Amelia took a even bigger one. We then found the gondola and beside it was a restaurant were we had some ...
... br> From there we hiked to the "Millstaetter Huette" where we had hot soup and something to drink.
After lunch, we hiked to the "Alexanderhuette."
From there back to our starting point, the Schwaigerhuette.
... in Europe felt the same way, as there were probably more than at IOM TT. We found a glacier by taking a wrong turn, but not as spectacular as the ones in NZ. The most beautiful bells chimed out in unison all around us on Sunday morning at our hotel - perfect. We had lunch in a gorgeous little village called Heiligenblut, that overlooked a beautiful valley.
We will have very special memories of this area forever ...
... of the Isel River, past Islitzer Alm (1,513m) to Pebell Alm (1,520m) where we stopped for morning tea before heading up what they call Naturkraftweg or Nature Energy Walk up beside the Umbalfalle or Umbal Falls. These waterfalls are quite spectacular at this time of year and are very high. It is amazing to think that it starts here, flows into the stream, the Isel River, then in to the Danube, finally ending up in Baltic Sea. ...
... above the valley. The others went on about 200m to the Steiner Alm for apple strudel and to find a nice spot to eat their lunch. Four people continued a bit further past the Alm to view a waterfall. Meanwhile, Ron, Jan and myself decided to take a National Park walking track cross-country instead of going back down the road. This path was very steep but was much more beautiful and not as long as the switchback road. We followed ...
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- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed