Category Archives: AUSTRIA
day 18 – The weird and wonderful sights and sounds of Munich
My time in the Alps was almost up and I was heading north into Germany through Munich and in to a town called Dombuhl where I was staying for a couple of days. I must say of all the places I had to leave so far I was a little sad to leave Abtenau, it is a beautiful part of Austria and the world, we
day 17 – The Sound of Music, visiting the Von Trapp family in Salzburg
Abtenau, Austria > Salzburg, Austria Finally I got to live a life long dream and visit some of the locations from the sound of music the famous movie about the Von Trapp family during World War II, most of the scenes were filmed in Salzburg, so that was my destination for the day.
day 16 – Innsbruck to Cesky Krumlov
Innsbruck, Austria > Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic > Innsbruck, Austria My nightly routine is to look at google maps, check out some roads and see where my next day will take me, I noticed the night before that I was close to the Czech Republic, a quick post on facebook asking where I should go for
day15 – The High Alpine Road to the Grossglockner
Innsbruck, Austria > Grossglockner , Austria > Abtenau, Austria A long day, a day where I would talk to Goats, find the ultimate Log stack and drive the High Alpine Road to die for.
day14 – Innsbruck to Oberstdorf to Lindau
Innsbruck, Austria > Oberstdorf, Germay > Lindau, Germany Quite an ironic day really, a friend of mine (Stefan) who now lives in Japan suggested I visit his hometown of Oberstdorf in Germany, lucky for me it was in the same area I wanted to go to today, my only problem, there was a classic Rally
day 13 – austria was a handful today, but the Mittenwald ;)
More Alps, Mittenwald, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Zugspitze, magnificent Innsbruck, Austria > Mittenwald, Germany > Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Before I left Australia I did a little 500px research, basically 500px is a website where some really great landscape images are posted, not to mention
day 12 – Castles, Castles and Sausages ;)
Neuschwanstein Castle by day by night Innsbruck, Austria > Fusen, Germany > Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany I really wanted to get to Zugspitze which is the highest mountain in Germany, its a bit of a theme this trip trying to find the highest points in each country, en route I realised I was
Day 11 – Luzern to Innsbruck via the Grimselpass
Luzern, Switzerland > Grimselpass, Switzerland > Innsbruck, Austria After an amazing day in Grindelwald I was excited to be heading to Innsbruck, I planned 4 nights there which meant I had 3 full days to explore the area.
VIDEO: Interlaken Fighter Jets
In my previous behind vm entry on Interlaken and Grindelwald I mentioned the fighter jets I spotted over Interlaken, well here is the little video showing their takeoffs.
Day 10 – Luzern to Grindelwald – Fighter Jets, Cows and views to die for
Steinerberg, Switzerland > Luzern, Switzerland > Brienzwiler, Switzerland > Interlaken, Switzerland > Grindelwald, Switzerland Next stop Steinerberg, Switzerland. I arrived fairly late in to Steinerberg, Steinerberg is on a lake about 40km east of Luzern, I picked the area for its central location
Day 34 – downhill to Innsbruck
Cows, Snow and the Winter Olympics
Day 34 – The Hills are alive with the Sounds of Music. And there was SNOW!!!!!
The Sounds of MusicThe Hills are alive with the Sounds of Music.