Lärchwand Lift in Kaprun

Lärchwand Lift in Kaprun, Austria

On a sunny summer day, I took this exceptional funicular to the hydroelectric plant at the Wasserfallboden. It is generally known as Lärchwand Lift. The inclined lift with an 8.2-metre track width transports large groups of people up the powerful sights.


Baking bread in Rauris

Baking bread at Rauris, Austria

While writing this post, I am nibbling at a slice of bread I created myself! Lately, I visited a farm at the Kalchkendl Alm (an alp named Kalchkendl) in the Rauris Valley. There, I had the chance to bake bread for the first time. I took this lesson in a class guided by Roswitha Huber. The brand name of this class is Schule am Berg.


High rope course in Hinterglemm

High rope course in Hinterglemm, Austria

While I was walking through a valley in Hinterglemm there was a certain whirr in the sky. People crossed on a high rope course in 100+ meters high the valley. Though the people dashed down the rope on high-speed I tried to take a photo. Can you see the person near the warning element for planes? Can you imagine to do the same in this scenery?


Lake Zell in Pinzgau

Zell Lake in the region of Pinzgau, Austria

Right next to the railway station of Zell am See, I had this 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 with ice for cooling their products.


Do not disturb sock

A sock as Do not disturb sign

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.


Sundial in Zell am See

Sundial in Zell am See, Austria

A sundial seen in Zell am See with two interesting additions: A rooster and an owl.