Tag Archives: gondola cableway

Fortress Ehrenbreitenstein

“Festung Ehrenbreitenstein” high up on a 1118 m high hill on the right bank of the river Rhine and high above the City of Konstanz on the other side of the river strategically perfectly situated was settled at least 4000 years b.c. as findings proof. So it is much older thand the Roman empire. The romans […]

lower, Zugspitze

Austria (here Bundesland “Tirol” also possesses a part of the Zugspitze summit plateau but only a lower and smaller part. The austrian buildings such as the summit station of their gondola cableway are more like hanging on the side of the mountain. Crossing the border is easy, Sheila did not have to show her passport.    Picture on […]

Alpine Coaster Oberammergau

Luck Duck Sheila enjoyed a ride in the “Alpine Coaster” in “Oberammergau” which used to be the longest ride of it’s kind. Nowadays there is a longer one of the same kind in Austria “Imst”.                       Sheila had a tasty lunch on the terrace of the mountain station “Kolbensattelhütte” in the sun […]

Cape Of Good Hope

            Luck Duck Sheila visited the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa close to Cape town on a sunny, clear day. Many people visited the place too and the sign with the name at the entrance of the Cape Park was a very busy souvenir background and Sheila had to share it. Sheila also […]

Tegelbergbahn

Luck Duck Sheila used another sunny day to drive up on a mountain close to “Schwangau”, Bavaria, Germany. She went up with the “Tegelbergbahn” and enjoyed the view over the “Tannheimer” mountain range and the world’s most iconic castle “Neuschwanstein“.   Visible is also the Forggensee, which is Germanys biggest dammed lake considering it’s surface. […]

Venezuela 1997

Luck Duck Sheila went up to the top of the Merida Gondola Cableway. The first time she went on a tour which took her on the back side of the mountain  first stage with a jeep only centimeters away from dizzling abysses. The last meters of that stage the whole group walked because the dirt road along […]

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