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Aug 20, 2016 - Rappenlochschlucht and the Rolls-Royce Museum

After a domestic morning we headed just over the border into Austria to Dornbirn. Just outside the town is the Rappenloch Gorge. This is an area where a gorge has been gouged out by the Dornbirner River. We enjoyed a walk through the gorge to the Staufensee, a lake fringed by forest. The gorge had a long industrial past and had been used to provide hydroelectric since the late 19th century. After our walk we headed to the other attraction there the Rolls-Royce Museum housed in an old 19th century cotton mill and said to house the world’s...

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