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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... a.... no! It can't be! When one can relax over a vertlangerter, or kaffee mit cream, or an Austrian melange - why, why, why this? Don't get me wrong... I am a Starbucks girl. I know how to say many of the complicated and high-maintenance drink names by heart. I can learn your drink and repeat it back to you. I'm a fan. Dark roast, people. Let's get real. But, really? Here? The fact that Austria roasts their coffee beans so much, is ...
... grey! However, suffice it to say, we lucked in and have a river facing view on the 5th floor which is huge. Not only king bed but also couch and desk, almost room for pony!! Room twice size of any previous, longer and wider than our lounge at home. So, cup of coffee on the couch with feet up prior to our dinner out tonight at 6.30pm. We have liked all our rooms, probably the worst was Euston in London but that was well liveable for the couple of nights ...
We spent most of the day travelling between Hintertux and Bruck en def Mur around 2 hours south east of Vienna. We were on buses and trains from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm but that journey look us through a valley in the Austrian Alps though numerous quaint alpine towns backdropped by some stunning views of ...
... quick run in before even buying a lift ticket. Good thing because the place was packed. The boys were ready to go, so I was sent to find my way through the lines for the two lifts to get tickets, while Laura worked her way through the line in the rental / ski shop area to buy a pair of replacement sunglasses (did finally find her broken set of glasses in my coat pocket at the end of the day).
We then rejoined the boys and got in the first of many ...
... little too cocky, a problem that was quickly remedied. I don't know what it was - different snow, different board, steeper slopes, rude Austrian skiers whipping by within inches of me - but I couldn't turn worth a darn and went down hard many times on that first run. Things improved over the course of the day, but not before I shattered my confidence and got a lot of bumps and bruises (my left wrist in particular). Sam remembered more from his previous snow boarding than ...