Month: June 2019

A day on the road …

It was a beautiful drive through the Austrian Alps from Lunz am See to South Tyrol with some adventures on the way. Driving up and down different passes is always a challenge with our weight of 5.3 tonnes and we wish we would have a retarder for downhill braking, but driving with 4×4 and low …

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The Pogusch hike

We always tell ourselves we go to the Pogusch for the nice hikes there, but the truth is, we go there for the fantastic restaurant. We had arrived in the evening and had spent the night at the parking along the street (47.529583, 15.333602) which was peaceful during the night. We always go on a …

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Twin Tower Hike

We passed the Red Bull Ring at Spielberg before we reached Knittelfeld where we spotted two towers standing out of the hill behind the town. Looked like a good hiking destination so we searched for a parking and started to walk. From the outskirts of Knittelfeld (47.218293, 14.824699) a path flanked by chestnut trees leads …

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The first hike in Italy

Crossing the Alps from Briançon in France to Turin in Italy we found a nice hike in Foresto. The weather was still not good but we made the best out of it. We had found a parking at park4night where a hike of 2,5 hours was mentioned. But nobody had mentioned that entering the little …

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Crossing France

On the way back home we crossed France from Biarritz at the Atlantic coast to Briançon in the Alpes but made a couple of stops where we discovered a lovely town and saw beautiful landscapes on the way. Typical France: alleys of sycamores We had stopped at Toulouse and Roquefort (earlier posts) and from there …

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