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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... next to a river with old wooden houses around us and icicles lining the wall at the side of the road. Above us, going over the valley was the autobahn, stretching into the distance and missing all the beautiful nature we were seeing.
The drive went well and the weather was perfect, no crazy snow storms this time, in fact there is no snow in Lienz at all. We made it to Lienz and on the drive into town passed some archaeological ruins which ...
Then today was our last day in Faistenau and it was a good day. It mostly stopped snowing and we had something exciting to do! The four hills tournament was on today in Bischofshofen so we drove there. It was only the qualifiers today but it was still really awesome, its a big international competition, though there were no Australian competitors there... Basically the aim of the sport is to ski down a really big slope then ...
... than we had seen them, great atmosphere. We each payed €2 for a lucky-dip in a swirling wind machine (and grab a piece of paper to reveal your gift), money going to cancer research. We agreed Riley was the big winner. That was our Christmas gift, done! We strolled home a long way round to see a little more of the town, arriving back at the hotel around 6. Last night in Salzburg. Merry Christmas for the final time ...
... and telling Santa that our address for this year had changed, so he knew where to deliver the presents. Being in the snow of course made the job a little easier for him and the reindeers. As always, it was an early start to Christmas Day and the usual excitement. Light snow meant a morning trip to the tobogganing slopes was a perfect way to start the day and work up an appetite for our home cooked Christmas roast dinner. The fact that the bar was open had nothing to ...
... Alex had an awesome time but it was all a little too much for Samatha. She tried hard, but it was to scary. Alex continued with the lesson and learnt a little more control. Dave and I then team tagged skiing and looking after Samatha. I spent the last 1 and 1/2 hours with Alex skiing. We had a great time and did some great ski runs (some harder than I expected). Alex gained more control and can't wait until tomorrow for more skiing. ...