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Hierzegg

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  • Day46

    Dachstein Mountain

    October 11, 2017 in Austria

    When you are staying somewhere with lots of mountains, it is inevitable that a “thing” you want to see if on the other side of several mountains. The case today, where we drove nearly two hours back around the top of Salzburg and then south, and then west to get to the Dachstein Mountain in the Austrian Alps. Agenda: A cable car up to 2,700m, a walk across a suspension bridge, a daring walk down the “stairs to nothingness”, a journey through the “ice palace” carved inside a glacier, and then once we had come back down in the gondola, a 1.5 hour hike.

    We were blessed with perfect weather today – clear blue sky, 20C up on the mountain (but a lot colder in the wind) and 30cm of snow. The views across the alps were simply breathtaking.
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  • Day46

    Suspension Bridge and Stairway

    October 11, 2017 in Austria

    So there is a suspension bridge which takes you across a ravene, with the option on walking out onto a platform called the "Stairway to Nothingness". I was the only one up for the challenge, until Finn, my boy who is usually afraid of heights, decided to join me. There is no logical reason why this increases the fear factor, but the last three stairs and the platform are made of glass, and really slippery with ice, and just stepping onto them increased the heart rate considerably.

    Good fun though!
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  • Day5

    Eispalast Dachstein

    September 26, 2016 in Austria

    Fährt man mit der Gondel auf den Dachstein kann man den Eispalast besuchen. Wer es gerne spannend mag, geht über die grosse Hängebrücke zum Eingang. Eher ängstliche Menschen benützen den Seiteneingang welcher zugleich auch der Ausgang ist.

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