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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Bad Hofgastein
... the tour. There is no natural light, no electric light, with oil lamps shared among the group for illumination.....of the wooden planks and steep staircases that constitute the way.
The guide sets the pace, and you are expected to follow closely. Fortunately for my claustrophobia, we were 3 and 4 from the front, so never tightly surrounded. Unfortunately for the guide, there was one woman who was short of breath within ...
... customers. He only kept 3 local beers, which made Pauls choice easier. Next thing you know, Paul's committed to a weiss wurst and pretzel to balance the weiss bier! Well, thats probably not quite fair, as the description of the locally made wurst was definitely appealing, and I was happy to share his plate. Good choice.
Fortunately dinner was just down the road, next door to our pension.
... another 20 minute hike (keep in mind the hikes were basically straight uphill). After getting to the caves we were delighted to find out there were also 1,400+ steps inside of the ice caves on our 2km walk inside the cave. They advertised these stairs as going straight up a 14 story high rise building. They were not that bad at all, and were actually more ...
Today we drove up the grossglockner, the highest point on Austria. What a beautiful place! We had snow, sun, wind & rain. Lee dressed well for the occasion in shorts and sunglasses! We also visited the freutzen park which was great fun with rides and ...
... circular hiking trail, we explored interesting sites: echo point, stone circle, etc.
This time, we couldn't use the little train (Hoehenbahn - Schmalspurbahn) directly to the restaurant because the heavy rain undermined two weeks ago the tracks. A temporary path was built and plastic planes covered this area (see pictures).