• 2017
  • Dachstein, Hallstatt and Traunsee

    To begin reading from the beginning of our trip click here!

    Dachstein:

    The next day we headed into the mountains to hike! We picked Dachstein. Ari is a tad EXTREMELY scared of heights, so I chose a mt with wide trails. Ari and I took the mt lift to the top, so that we could enjoy the trails as opposed to hiking from the ground up. Once we were at the top we looked at a map of the various paths and decided to leave the “5 fingers” (a look out spot) till the end since it was only a 30 minute hike. We found a 3 hour trail and were off! Along the way I convinced Ari to go a detour path which was marked with the Austrian flag…. 1 hour of climbing later, we were standing in front of a cliff. Needless to say we turned around and hubby blabbered my ear off on how my idea was dumb. Lucky for me we hurried our butts back to the original path and made it just in time so we could go to the “5 fingers” before the last lift went back down the mountain.

    I’m proud to say Ari and I are still happily married after our 3 hour turned 7 hour hike 😉

    Dachstein

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    By this time both of our legs felt like mush and we drove to Hallstatt. We rewarded ourselves with ice cream, walked through the little town and headed home.

    Hallstatt:

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    Dachstein

    Dachstein

    Dachstein

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    On our way home we drove past a Chinese restaurant, and due to my Chinese food obsession we naturally stopped, filled our bellies and continued on home. We took the scenic route home and stopped at Traunsee to walk around a bit (as if our legs hadn’t done enough walking, but the view was just too gorgeous not too)

    Traunsee:

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    Stay tuned for more!

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  • 2017
  • Austria part 2

    To read about our Austria trip from the beginning click here!

    On Monday, Ari and I did some shopping in Linz. Later, we met up with my cousins and their kiddos. This was baby heaven for me! I know Ari secretly enjoyed every minute he spent holding the little newborn.

    Austria

    Austria

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    Salzburg:

    In the evening, we drove into Salzburg, there we visited my aunt and uncle. I still can’t get over how beautiful their view is of the mountains.

    Austria

    The next morning we toured all of Salzburg, and by the end of the day our little feet were falling off. We got a Salzburg city ticket, which lets you enter all city tourist attractions and museums along with public transportation  for only about 30 euros a person for 24 hours (let me tell you, we definitely got our moneys worth!). Some of the things we toured: Hohensalzburg Fortress, DomQuartier Salzburg, Mozart’s residence, Mozart’s birthplace, Fortress museum, Salzburg Zoo, Mirabell Palace & gardens, Hellbrunn Palace & Trick Fountains, Leopoldskron Palace, Getreidegasse, Franciscan Church, St. Sebastian’s Church & Cemetery.

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    Austria

    If you are interested in Salzburg or the city ticket, click on SALZBURG 🙂

    Stay tuned for our mountain adventure!

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  • 2017
  • Pöstlingberg

    To read about our Austria trip from the beginning click here!

    Pöstlingberg:

    At Pöstlingberg we got a nice view of Linz and I took Ari on the Grottenbahn. The Grottenbahn is an underground dragon train ride through the land of dwarves. After the ride you get to walk through little rooms set up with characters from the brother’s Grimm stories. This is a place we will definitely bring our future kiddos!

    Pöstlingberg

    Pöstlingberg

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    We ended the night with more ice cream… stay tuned for more!

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