Visiting The Eagle’s Nest

Wednesday 12th August Miles: 16 The three of us took our leave of Austria this morning, making the short cycle across the border to Germany, stopping at Freimannlehen, where we would be making the trip to see The Eagle’s Nest, AKA Hitler’s holiday house. Entering Germany. As we were pedalling along I was contemplating my…

Up into Obertauren, down into Salzburg

Sunday 9th August Miles: 35 Feeling fresh after our day of rest, we were off early to climb from 1150 metres up to Obertauren at 1770. In typical Austrian style the road up was essentially long and straight. I’d been finding the Austrian Alps really tough, but today the incline was hard work but fine.…