Sporting Club Residence
Travel Blogs from San Martino Di Castrozza
... I left my bag weights about 20-30 lbs. it weighs a little more right now because of a few things I'm carrying, but its amazing to me how much we value possessions and then how much stuff we really think we need. Even now I feel like I don't need every thing I am carrying, but something's I refuse to discard and suffer carrying the weight around on my back. Anyway my random rambling a of the day while I sit on the train starring out the windows at the raining German ...
... and hikers. In the winter it is a skiing wonderland. So there are great hiking trails and really well signed. So we walked along this gorgeous stream and the girls took shoes off and played in glacial water. Brrrrrrrrrr!! Then the girls thought they would pick me some flowers. So sweet! Marcella walked into the beautiful field of flowers and came out screaming. She got stung by stinging nettles!! The hike became a lot harder very quickly. I made it home by using the gelato ...
... a great view of Innsbruck. There were some young guys there practising from the ski jump which has been used in the Olympics. From there we traveled to Castle Ambras that overlooks Innsbruck, it was just closing as we got there so we had to be content with having a wander around the grounds. We continued on the bus looking at the sights then back to the hotel for a drink. Walked into Old Town for dinner of Austrian fare with a good apple streudel that DQ has been keen to ...
... gave different information in small amounts about things like his medical issues (he had alot of them) and his tattoes, which weren't ornamental but acupunture and pain relief. They were in the wear and tear parts of his body. They could also tell what his last meal consisted of. His last meal consisted of red meat and grains. Otzi was lactose intolerant and weighed about 50kg. He now weighs 15kg. Otzi was approxiametly 45 when he died and about 1.65m tall.
... to bike up the same mountain sometimes in groups of 4 or 6. Then there are the tour busses and the 18 wheelers also doing the same road. It was an exciting drive, fraught with peril, but we made it. After a bit of negotiating and speaking German to some tourists, we found the hotel. It appears to be very nice. I am going to go and jump in the heated pool.
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking