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Austria Day 9: Maribor Slovenia’s Oldest Vine Harvest and Weingut Tement

Today we woke up extra early (before the sun had even peaked over the mountain crest) to depart Hallstatt for Maribor, Slovenia. The reason for getting up before the rooster’s crow is that it’s a special day in Maribor—the annual Harvest Festival of the oldest grape vine in the world. We started out for the …

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Austria Day 8: Leisurely Hallstatt photography and Bad Ischl

Today when I woke up and went downstairs for coffee in the breakfast nook, I noticed that it was completely overcast and foggy outside. I thought to myself “what a bummer,” because today was the day we had planned on going into Hallstatt to meander and take the infamous photo of the town from the …

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Austria Day 7: A full day mountain exploration of Dachstein Krippenstein

Today I woke up and went downstairs for breakfast, which to me just meant some coffee as I don’t generally eat until around dinnertime. Larry (the owner of Haus Hepi) made me a French Press, which was a nice alternative to the standard espressos that I’ve had thus far on this trip. I just sat …

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