Category Archives: Tyrol

A stroll and a pint.

Friday 3.00 pm My case is almost packed and its only 3.00 pm, I might manage a quick walk and maybe a pint. Back home if I had said “I’m just popping out for a pint” I might have got … Continue reading

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Dalfazalm and a close encounter

It was the last full day of my holiday and I needed to make the most of it. I decided to do another high level walk on the Rofan. My aim was to walk to Dalfazalm, the beautiful almhouse set … Continue reading

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Apple Strudel and a Painted Lady on the Zwolferkopf

Sept 4th. pm. We had finished our lunch and the sun was still shinning so we walked through the village and caught the Karwendel Cable Car up the Zwolferkopf. We did not intend to walk far so we headed straight … Continue reading

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Gaisalm to Pertisau

Thursday 4th September . am                                                    Gaisalm At last it has stopped raining and my plan for today is to catch the boat to Gaisalm and walk back to Pertisau along the lakeside path. We caught the 10.15 boat from … Continue reading

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The flowers like the rain

Yet again it is an overcast day with low cloud. My plan for the day was to do a guided walk but when I turned up I was told it was cancelled due to the weather. A storm was due … Continue reading

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A soggy walk and the Karwendelmarsch

It was another damp, grey day with fine rain. I could not see the mountains. Had they  just been a figment of my imagination? By 11 o’clock there was no sign of the rain easing so we put on our … Continue reading

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A walk round the Zwolferkopf, Route 4

At last we had some sunshine and bright blue sky so we caught the 10.00 Karwendel Cable Car to the top of the Zwolferkopf at 1500m. At the top we paused to watch the Para gliders take advantage of the … Continue reading

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