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We have noticed there are lots of really big people in Vienna! They're not fat- just big and brawny! The women are tall and statuesque. We found a store in Vienna called Grosse unt Grosser ( big and bigger) the sizes started at xxxL !!!! The Austrian countryside is green and lush, with many timbered areas. There are lots of different sorts of conifers and sprinkled in amongst them are really old ...
... Austria Vignette was only 8 euro but we have not come across any toll booth...yet. We do know however know that if you get caught you are fined around 300 euro on the spot. With all the tolls in France and Italy It would be a good idea if they also did the same thing, they might even lower the stress and heart rate of the erratic, impatient drivers and make it much easier for tourists. Our first stop in Austria was at a rather flash McDonalds on the outskirts of the second ...
... river gorge.
Soon the rafts start to arrive, the paddlers laughing and shrieking as the fast river rushes them downstream. Just upriver from the footbridge there is a landing place where the rafters beach their craft and climb up to a jumping platform for a high plunge into the river.
Then it's back ...
There are a pair of swimming lakes in the valley below the house and on this lovely evening the car park is filled with bikes of all descriptions.
We are warmly welcomed by Klaus and Frau Rieder and book in for two nights. Our comfortable room and breakfast costs just €27 each, a good deal in Austria.
We are soon chatting with Klaus as the sun goes down and the bikers start to leave for home. He ...
The heavens have opened! It is our final night in Austria and we are having a meal with the lovely Christoph! He bought us all Jagermeister - bleugh :)!!
Sad to be going home tomorrow but it has been an amazing journey and I loved every minute.