Category Archives: Austria

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Another day, another seat – Altmunster to Linz (84/18,291ks, 430m)

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(written by Nancy) Wow, nothing like having your tent next to a major road to keep the sleep away…  The traffic did die down a bit last night but neither Dave nor I slept particularly well.  And it started up … Continue reading

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On the Austrian backroads – Salzburg to Altmuster (75/18,207ks, 830m)

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(written by Nancy) Once last chance at the buffet breakfast this morning and we took advantage of it, eating as much as possible and making a couple of ham and cheese sandwiches for our lunch on the road.  What sneaky … Continue reading

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Salzburg looking good

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(written by Dave) The day started rainy and grey.  The rain stopped but the grey never really went away.  All the same, Salzburg has to be one of the most photogenic cities that we’ve visited.  It is one of the … Continue reading

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Out of the Austrian Alps – Bischofshofen to Salzburg (52/18,132ks, 250m)

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(written by Nancy) The host at our campground yesterday had warned us that we should call dibs on a spot and a picnic table quickly as the park filled up in the afternoon and boy was she right.  By 7pm … Continue reading

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Flat day on EV7–Bruck to Bischofshofen (50/18,080ks, 360m)

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(written by Dave) First a quick report on dinner last night.  We managed to find a traditional Austrian restaurant on a deck overlooking the Tauern River.  In celebration of beating Grossglockner, we had our first authentic Austrian schnitzel dinner.  I’m … Continue reading

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Grossglockner’d and Gobsmacked–Heiligenblut to Bruck (58/18,030ks, 1,410m)

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(written by Dave) We glocked the Grossglockner!  Hard, hard climb but we did it. And it “only” took us 4 hours to reach the final summit. Back to the beginning, we were up at 5AM.  There were a few mumbled … Continue reading

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Hup hup hup day in the Austrian Alps – Obervellach to Heiligenblut (58/17,972ks, 790m)

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(written by Nancy) A bit of excitement last night when we had our first big thunderstorm while camping on this trip.  It hit about 3am – I woke up to what sounded like jet engines off in the distance, couldn’t … Continue reading