Almfrieden Wander- und Langlaufhotel
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... Tyrolean style houses, rolling hills, farmland, and beautiful, beautiful lakes. All the while, the mountains played the backdrop for the scenes that unfolded before us. It was absolutely wonderful.
We finally reached Salzburg around 5:30 and as luck would have it, our bus stopped at Miarabellplatz right near our hotel. YES. We got off the bus and I told Cheryl we should take the nasty lady's bag off the bus and leave it on the side of the road. Obviously we did not do ...
... the number of Chinese citizens and tour groups we saw.
Anyway, besides all the Chinese citizens, we also saw some lovely local crafts (and an awful lot of kitschy stuff .... the town was a little too touristy for me I am afraid). I did, however, find found a beautiful sweater I wanted to buy so we wandered into the store and I made the purchase. As we wandered out of the store, Cheryl suggested we go back and buy some wine to drink on our deck. So ...
Eisriesenwelt, the ice cave.
In the Salzburger Alps, near the Hochkogel Mointain plateau, is the worlds largest ice cave. Eons ago, the Salzach River created a 42 km labyrinth of passageways and caverns within the limestone mountain. Over time, stalagmite and stalagtite formations grew, as water from the melting snow seeped into and through the caverns and passageways. Ice formations also ...
... power; lucky I was in the right-hand lane and not in an overtaking manoeuvre. The bike came to a halt along in the emergency lane. It was still raining steadily and the traffic passing at 120 kph spraying me with the layers of misty water. Normally I would say” it is time for a coffee” but the best I could do was to sit on the rail and gave my options some thought. In the distance I spotted a sign with “snow chains changing bay - 400 m.” ...
Then the bigger raptors were released. Incredible. They'd soar into and round the valley, probably terrorising the neighbourhood. Obviously well trained, as they returned on cue, their treat appearing to be raw chicken wings. Instructions were a combination of hand/arm signals and vocal commands. A couple of them landed on the lawn, then hopped through the crowd to ...