Travel Blogs from Velden
... we decided to do our shop which was due so had some fun picking up the local delicacies so now we have a Sven full of 'Schnitzel, Cocoa-hazelnut cream filled wafers, sour kraut and so many variances of the sausage that we could almost be authentic Austrians.
Shop done, now it was time to get to a campsite as it was poring with rain and getting late - however for the first time ever on this trip we had not pre planned and had decided to wing it and ...
We woke this morning to discover that it had rained in the night and that we had had some water come in one of the windows and the cushions of the seats were pretty wet so not a great start. The forecast wasn't great and looking out the window it didn't look too promising so we hung around this morning and let Jess do some work while I got stuff prepared so we could go on a bike ride, including repairing a puncture on my bike. ...
Great way to spend anniversary. In Slovenia. Today it rained a lot. Still went for a 6 mile hike. And a lot of it was in pouring rain. Then went up a gondola to ski area. The sky cleared enough for photos. Wonderful day. Heading to Italy tomorrow. First Venice then to ...
... is something so relaxed about Austrians and their nature perhaps its the surroundings which are all spectacular wherever you look. Don't get me wrong the fiery Italian nature was also good fun but its nice to move to a slower paced area as I feel like we did a lot of crazy fully packed days in Italy, lots of driving, lots of cities, lots of people so Austria is very calming for us. Saying that Lily and Ruby did have a massive argument which resulted in me taking ...
... gingerly but could not get out fast enough. The water was freezing!!!.
Luckily you do warm up again quickly and one of the advantages of such a setting is that you could drink the water from the river quite safely whenever you felt thirsty.
Overall the experience in such a beautiful setting with turquoise water and mountains all around was lovely and great fun.
We then set off the a spectacular drive over the Vrsic pass. We had a few ...
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