Travel Blogs from Loipersdorf
Today, Brian pushed the envelope of his comfort zone, walking around this huge spa in a bathrobe and slippers...and that was before we ran into the naked man and woman heading to the sauna. That was enough to convince us to skip the sauna.
But there is lots to do in this very unusual spa. We have spent two days lazing around the thermal pools, getting pedicures, Reading and napping. Rogner Bad Blumau is reminiscent of Gaudi's architecture ...
... only took cash so have no credit card details for auto top-up. They can always send us a bill!!
Proceeded into Austria. We had read about the Unesco listed Semmeringbahn Railway, completed in 1854, which enables the train from Vienna to reach Trieste in Italy in 13 hours, travelling through the mountains, climbing 457 metres with 16 viaducts, 15 tunnels and over 100 bridges - what an achievement for that era!
... we had a friend there who we were going to see! Ate at a really nice Thai restaurant for lunch and then wet to watch 12 Years A Slave at an English cinema! Met up with Ross (Philipp) and had a really nice day with him! Just before we left for Graz, I had opened my window out onto the balcony, I turned around and a cat had appeared in my room! Naturally I was very excited about this and ended up sitting with it on my lap for about an hour!! So ...
Our hotel for the next few days is a Sport Hotel(!!) So, we are all on a little bit of a health kick!
The hotel comes with a large gym which is free for guests to use - we took advantage of that alot!! There's also a bowling alley inside the hotel. In our heads, we were imagining a big hi-tech bowling centre like David Lloyd; what we got was a VERY dated room that smelt like sick and 3 VERY old bowling lanes with what looked like melons for bowling balls. Still, we ...
There were alot of tasks to perform today so no sightseeing, our objectives were to find a laundrette, a car spares place to get a fuel filter, fix the water pipe and importantly get some fresh water. After a couple of hours driving through towns nothing had been gained, apart from having a chat to a few motor spares shops and trying multiple taps at fuel stations. We found out in ...
Other places to stay in Loipersdorf
Schaffelbadstrasse 219, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $209
Nr. 153, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $304
Therme Loipersdorf 216, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $260
Loipersdorf 215, Loipersdorf | Hotelfrom $404
Loipersdorf 232, Loipersdorf | Hotelfrom $61
Grieselstein 54, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $113