Lärchwand Lift in Kaprun

To climb up to the hydroelectric plant at the Mooserboden, I took this exceptional funicular. It is generally known as Lärchwand Lift. The inclined lift transports large groups of people as well as busses.

Baking bread in Rauris

While writing this post I am nibbling at a slice of bread which I actually made by myself! At a farm at the Kalchkendl Alm, an alp named Kalchkendl located in Rauris Valley, I had the chance to bake bread the first time. I took this lesson at a class named Schule am Berg, guided…

My first attempt working with clay

While staying at Landhotel Martha I took a lesson in working with clay. The lesson took place in a former farmer house called Waldwerkstatt. Well, what should I create? A pot? A plate? A heart? A locomotive … That’s it!

Kunsthotel Kristiana in Saalbach

The hotel is placed near the centre of Saalbach. The owner is not only a good chef but also a good teacher in painting. The hotel offers packages for people who are interested in to improve their skills in painting. The classes take place in a dedicated atelier next to the hotel.

Hotel Tauernstüberl in Zell am See

The hotel is situated at a street between Zell am See and Kaprun. The train station of the Pinzgau Railway is near the hotel so one can have a ride to the Krimml Wasserfälle on the spot. The hotel offers a spa area in the basement of a second building opposite the street.

Lake Zell in Pinzgau

Right next to the railway station of Zell am See I had this great view of the Zeller See (Lake Zell) and the mountains nearby. During the cold period of the year it is frozen and used for winter sports like skating. In earlier times it even supplied breweries and so on with ice  for…

Do not disturb sock

Fun! On my trip to Zell am See I stayed at the Hotel Tauernstüberl which is using socks as ‘Do Not Disturb’ signs at its room doors. This is a kind of pun. In German language there is the phrase ‘You are a lazy sock’ which means someone is a bit lazy in general.

Ritzensee Lake in Saalfelden

On my way to the museum of local history at Schloss Ritzen I came across this lovely lake named Ritzensee. It is an artificial lake built in a moory landscape.

Hotel Mitteregger in Kaprun

The hotel is situated in Kaprun not far away from the car museum Vötter. The origins of the building are dating back to the 15th century so it is known as the oldest inn of Kaprun. The rooms are in rural style.