Monthly Archives: August 2013

Wanderwalk in Fuschl

I joined Alex, our Rep and another couple on a walk at Fuschl. It was really just a gentle stroll through woodland and meadows to the Bambichlhof Farm. I saw a walk description on a noticeboard in Fuschl. Our walk … Continue reading

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Loadpot Hill

                                              Panoramic view of the Chimney on Loadpot Hill. Yesterday Les, Chris and I did the recce for Crosby Rambling Club. Our destination was Pooley Bridge and we were looking for a walk of approximately 12 miles. It was not … Continue reading

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Zwolferhorn–The Panoramic Loop Trail.

The Zwolferhorn is a 1522 m high mountain situated just to the west of St Gilgen on Lake Wolfgangsee. The summit can be easily reached from St Gilgen by taking the cable car. My plan was to do the circular … Continue reading

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A day in Salzburg

Salzburg was founded on the wealth from the salt mined from the neighbouring mountains and is now a Unesco World Heritage Site. We set out early and were in Salzburg by 9.00 am.This had two advantages. a) It was still … Continue reading

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Salkammergut. The Five Lakes Tour.

As we were new to the area we signed up with our Rep for the Five Lakes Tour. We needed to get our bearings to help us plan the rest of our holiday. We started off from our resort of … Continue reading

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Impressions of St Gilgen

I’m just back from a relaxing holiday in Austria. We were in the Salkammergut, a resort area that stretches from the city of Salzburg through Upper Austria and is referred to as the Austrian Lake District. The name Salkammergut means … Continue reading

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Hightown Dunes and Meadows in the month of July

As I walked along the coastal footpath at the start of July the air was full of the scent of roses. They were the Japanese Rose (Rosa rugosa) which is now well established in the Sefton Dunes. Other alien species … Continue reading

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