Hotel Oasis Loipersdorf
Travel Blogs from Jennersdorf
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 ...
Before leaving Slovenia, we enquired about getting a "Go box," to pay tolls on Austrian motorways. No luck. "Ask in Austria," they say. We read that boxes are available at the "border." Border long closed since the EU. Asked at first petrol station in Austria, on left side of road. THEY have tags for Slovenia. "Try Shell servo on right, through town" ( that had a 3.5 tonnes limit we ignored.) Eventually bought the gadget at the Shell ...
... 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 ...
... few games... not very easy without the bumpers but I managed to knock a few pins down!
Oberpullendorf is situated on top of a large hill and down the (very steep) road was Unterpullendorf! There were a few nice restaurants but even on a Saturday night it was like a ghost town! We ate at a very nice restaurant called Schmeydes which served a range of food from Pizza to Duck!
Our next stop is Hartberg which is rumoured to be a very nice hotel! Looking forward to ...
... being near a train station we went to have a look, finding free bathrooms with running water. Four trips later with varies plastic bottles we filled up the vans water tank. Two out of the four, we are on a roll, but it was too dark to find the broken pipe so left it until the morning. Falling asleep with the temperature being alot more agreeable, and more exciting clean fresh bed ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center