Travel Blogs from Altenmarkt im Ponga
... this has become somewhat of an annual pilgrimage, usually to the Istrian peninsula and Rovinj which we love, but this year we have decided to venture a little further afield and take the coast road as far south as Dubrovnik, poking our nose into Montenegro to visit another of the 14 villages in Europe called Malta and then making our way back overland through part ...
... was spectacular. Cheryl and I took turns taking pictures of each other. Then we had this really nice dude from the Czech Republic take our picture on the “thumb” of 5 Fingers. It was a little nerve wracking walking out on those fingers – made of steel obviously, but hanging so far out over the ground below …. and I'm not great with heights. Nevertheless, we hung out there for a while just because the view was so darn spectacular.
We finally made ...
... back into the store where I bought the sweater and asked about wine. (By the way, this store was the best store ever … wine, cheese, meats, drug store stuff, clothing and regular groceries. Hallstatt's very own Costco.) We ended up talking to the proprietor for quite a bit (he had only opened the store in May) and we did a little wine tasting. After selecting a lovely wine, we ended up buying some breads, cheeses and meats and opted for a little picnic on ...
... the rail beside the staircase was problematic in that it was, literally freezing. Had worn coats and boots but never thought about gloves. Big mistake. At least we weren't the only ones.
So different. So lost for words. So worth going.
A fast drive into Munich. TT did well and brought us to the correct location. Every so often I'm impressed, then in the next instant, tearing my hair out.
Paul had ...
Then the bigger raptors were released. Incredible. They'd soar into and round the valley, probably terrorising the neighbourhood. Obviously well trained, as they returned on cue, their treat appearing to be raw chicken wings. Instructions were a combination of hand/arm signals and vocal commands. A couple of them landed on the lawn, then hopped through the crowd to ...
Other places to stay in Altenmarkt im Ponga
Lackengasse 86, Altenmarkt im Ponga | 4 star hotelfrom $252
Palfen 9, Altenmarkt im Ponga | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Zauchensee Palfen 115 , Altenmarkt im Ponga | 4 star hotelfrom $141
Zauchensee 22, Altenmarkt im Ponga | 3 star hotelfrom $184
Urbisweg 22, Altenmarkt im Ponga | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Hauptstr. 47 , Altenmarkt im Ponga | Hotelfrom $97
Reitdorf 28, Altenmarkt im Ponga | Hotelfrom $166