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?
Only a pink sheep was witness: After a small climb I enrolled myself into the summit register (Gipfelbuch) of the Hauser Kaibling. Speaking about sheep: There is an interesting theme path about those animals around the summit.
I am often tweeting while being on a train of the Semmering Railway (Semmeringbahn) in Austria. This time I went through the same area on foot. I tried to hike along the line but this wasn’t always possible. So I took this impression of the landscape along the Semmering Railway from a nearby summit. Can you see the small viaduct of the railway between all these rocks? Do you know similar mountain railways?
A chapel near the Wasserfallboden reservoir. A nice piece of architecture in lovely scenery. Inside some inscriptions reminded me that life in such a beautiful scenery is pretty dangerous though. Continue reading →