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Jul 2, 2015 - Highline 179

This morning we had another awesome breakfast at the Inn before heading out for today’s adventures. Vickie and Sam had exciting plans for the day. The first stop was the Highline179. Anyone who has been on the B179 near Reutte recently will certainly have noticed a suspension rope bridge spanning the valley up at a vertigo-inducing height, bringing together the Ehrenberg Ruins and Fort Claudia. The pedestrian suspension bridge is called “highline179″. This is the name given to the lofty crossing of the B179, which is known far beyond the...

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Jul 28, 2013 - Drive in the mountains

The day was due to be in the mid to high 30's Centigrade so too hot for walking so instead we decided to take a drive into the mountains. From Blaichach we took the 308 passing the village Bad Hindelang. Just after the village the road got interesting with a series of hairpin bends up to the Oberjoch Pass. Here we stopped and looked at the view of the valley and the road we had come up on. Our road took us then through high alpine meadows and by the Haldensee Lake before twisting back down to the river valley. We were now in Austria. We...

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Nov 20, 2012 - Reutte

Today was castle day! The first castle (Hohenschwangau) was built by the father and the second (Newasuschwanstein) was built by the son. The one thing they had in common was that we had to do a lot of climbing to get to them! I don't know why these people didn't build on the beautiful flat plains, but they didn't! Both castles were spectacular. The second one was actually the third of four castles the son planned to build. Unfortunately, he went a little crazy while building the third one and was hospitalized. While walking along the lake...

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