Travel Blogs from Obertauern
... over for a pre-function before dinner...it was really great!
Dinner was lake trout and apple strudel for dessert...very nice.
Time to hit the hay for an early day tomorrow.
Love to all,
Mary, Dar, Don and Cindy
PS. Having trouble getting pictures uploaded...might be hotel wifi. If it doesn't work soon I will try again in Vienna tomorrow.
Hi Everyone, My Update on Saturday 7th Sept... Sitting by a lake, just outside Innsbruck and saw a dragonfly pass by. Temperatures yesterday hit 30 degrees, same today, Saturday. I did not expect this (makes a change from rain on almost every previous trip!)
First things first happy birthday Dave and happy anniversary to you both. Have a great day and when we get back we will have to do lunch.
Well hear I go. You already know about the disaster ...
So we headed on to Wagrain, a bike park we had been recommended in the Austrian Alps. They have some great downhill runs here made by the same guys who designed the Whistler runs so pretty damn good. We spent two great days riding here and staying for free in the car-park of the local bike shop, mountain bikers are friendly folk. I was yet again the only girl on the slopes......
As it is coming towards the end of the season (already!!) some days the lift was shut so we did ...
Whilst cities and history is good, trains are better!Schaffberg is the highest mountain in the area and allows a panoramic view as far as Munich (on a good day which we got)Trains have run since 1873 up the 1782m high mountain (over 2000 ft to you £sd users) ...
Eventually arrived at 19.45 and it was raining.
Got connected up and settled for the night after beer and pizza.
Awoke the next morning to stunning scenery.
Despite our bad introduction to the area, the staff made us welcome and got us set up on the pitch (which was a bit uneven leading to the "Dodgy Drainage Effect"!)The next day it was and remained warm with no sign of rain. The views on the way in and onsite are outstanding (as ...