Month: December 2017

Villacher Kirchtag in Villach, Austria

Manos Lianopoulos December 20, 2017 5326 6 Comments

villach-austria

In this vlog I am leaving behind the tallest mountain in the Austrian Alps and heading to Villach, a popular city in southern Austria, of which I have very fond memories. Villach is situated on the banks of the Drava River and is an important crossroads in the Alps, as the highways from Italy andRead More

Heiligenblut, Austrian Alps

Manos Lianopoulos December 13, 2017 6453 548 Comments

Heiligenblut, Austria

Leaving Austria’s tallest mountain, Grossglockner, behind, I’m now moving south to Heilengblut. It’s raining, and even though it’s August, there was snow in the pass. However, the more I descended the better the weather got, as the clouds gradually disappeared. I am really happy because this particular

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Grossglockner on motorcycle (Austria)

Manos Lianopoulos December 6, 2017 25045 1,009 Comments

Grossglockner, Austria

We leave Halstat behind and head southwest to ride the most famous Austrian Alpine pass, Grossglockner. The crossing costs 25 € for motorcycles and 35 € for cars, for a distance of about 48 km. Edelweissspitze is a shelter inside the pass, at 2,571 meters altitude and it’s definitely worth visiting. It has a

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