Travel Blogs from Semmering
... boat for another thrill ride down the gorge.
We are soon off again and Klaus takes us climbing up an amazing service road to the high ski resort on the Hochkar mountain. It's a 9km climb to the ski lift and parking lot.
Back down again onto a fast road along the valley floor, all sweepers and ...
We set the Tomtom for the fastest route back to Austria. In less than 10 kilometres we are on a spanking new highway that cuts through the foothills and onto the plains of Western Slovakia.
It's a real change to travel fast and smoothly again. One good thing is that Slovak motorways, while charging 4 wheelers a toll vignette, are free for motorcycles.
In less than 2 hours we have covered the 250km to the Austrian border ...
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 ...
... 24th) we decided to get dressed up and have a classy evening at a local restaurant and wine bar, Pusswald. The food was beautiful. And the wine was lovely! We ended up spending (and drinking) far too much but it was a great night out! Saturday - Sheepishly had breakfast. Avoiding eye contact with the other hotel guest who told us to keep the noise down last night. And then we were off on a day trip to Graz. It was only about 50 minute ...
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 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed