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Old 08-01-07, 06:05 PM   #1
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going back to Austria

Woohoo, I just booked a flight to Munich, which is a short train ride from Salzburg. Did my first European cycling tour there 5 years ago, and now I am going back with 2 friends. Leaving October 1 and will be gone 2 weeks.

Will be mostly in the Alps but I do not do mountain passes. Even when I was young I was a poor climber. There are some great bike paths through the valleys so climbing is minimal. Here is one of my favourite photos from my last trip:



The path goes to the left of the fortress on the hill, then through the valley in the middle of the photo.
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Old 08-01-07, 06:06 PM   #2
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If you like beer find the Augustinerkeller in Salzburg
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That is absolutely beautiful Ken, I wish I could go, have fun.
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Hey Ken, check the cow on the left, just saying.
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Old 08-01-07, 07:36 PM   #5
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That is absolutely beautiful Ken, I wish I could go, have fun.
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The picture is fantastic and I hope I can make a trip like this after I retire.
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Old 08-01-07, 07:37 PM   #6
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Hey Ken, check the cow on the left, just saying.


Next time Ken will need to ask the cow to pose
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Green with envy.
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Awesome - we now expect lots of pictures on your return!
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Beautiful! But I'd have to go up those mountains.
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You're killin' me... gawd, I love Austria!
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Have a great trip. Bring back pictures.
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That is beautiful, have a wonderful time! and more pictures would be great!!
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Have a great trip...but don't fall...down the mountain.
also a +1 on the wish I could go.
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