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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and the children above the kitchen in a separate building. It is filled with priceless treasures, and one 125 year old loaf of bread that was a gift from someone in Russia that is dry but not moldy! The best thing in both castles, to us, were the views of the surrounding countryside, the lakes, the mountains...and the views of the other castle! We then drove to Wieskirk, a Rococo church built in 1745 because a rejected carved wooden statue of Jesus, off ...
... and began to see mountains on the horizon--and not just any mountains, but the Alps! We had our ritual farewell listening to Germany's national anthem, and passed the Austrian flag as that anthem was played. Soon we were crossing rivers and then, on the hillside, we were seeing fairy tale castles, which we will visit tomorrow. Because there may be rain tomorrow, which would preclude riding the luge, our guide wisely chose to move that activity to today, and put the visit to ...
... misjudged the depth and strength of the waterfall (which I was photographing!) and fell in and couldn’t get out. Watching her trying to scramble up the sides of wet, slippery vertical rocks was terrible but she’s a determined so and so and kept going until she was close enough for me to be able to grab her collar! She was absolutely none the worse for her experience but I was so full of adrenaline for the next hour, I felt really sick! It was ...
Thursday 28 August
Moved on this morning, up the Pitztal valley, just south
of Imst. Went up to the Pitztal glacier, taking the Glacier Express(tunnel
train) followed Tyrol’s highest cable car to the restaurant at 3,440m, near the
top of the Wildspitze (3,774m). Perfect weather for a day in the snow – blue
skies and no wind.
Staying near Jerzens tonight. Had a great evening meal at
the campsite restaurant ...
Note from Val: Today we took a guided tour into the mountains east of the town of Obergurgl (up the Gaisbergferner glacier valley) to search for garnets. We were well equipped for the task, with our hammer and chisel borrowed from our hotel. Our guide, Monika, was very knowledgeable about the area, and once she showed us what to look for we were able to spot and collect quite a few nice garnet samples. For ...