Category Archives: Austria, Salzkammergut

Dachstein Krippenstein … ice caves, 5fingers and the Dachstein Shark

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One might expect to spot a shark 2000 metres below sea level, but probably not 2000 metres above it. Yet, along the Heilbronner circular trail around Austria’s beautiful Dachstein mountain plateau in the heart of the Salzkammergut, the Dachstein Shark … Continue reading

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Hallstatt … salt mines, stunning Salzkammergut views and the Austrian ‘Bone House’

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For those who like the morbid and macabre, the thought of visiting a vault full of human remains maybe too tantalising a trip to pass by. The Beinhaus (Bone House) in the Austrian village of Hallstatt however, may leave more sinister-seeking visitors a … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad Ischl … crystal clear waters and meth-od in the madness of a gung ho emperor holidaying in this happy-go-lucky Salzkammergut town

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Usually, the view from high up on a mountain would most certainly have my undivided attention. Yet, whilst standing nearly 900 metres above sea level on the mountain of Katrin in the middle of Austria’s beautiful Salzkammergut region, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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