Happy Wanderers in the Austrian Tyrol September 16th 2011 Our first day trip was to Imst, a short train ride to the west of Innsbruck. The journey was a continuous mixture of small picture-postcard villages and alpine meadows – all looking beautiful in the vibrant sunshine.
As we headed off from the train station on our 4 hour hike, we could see a number of white-water rafters launching into the river below us. My God, they must be tough in Austri ... read more
Europe » Austria » Tyrol » Mayrhofen Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria'... ... read more