Stubaital and the Elferhütte

This morning I was about halfway up some mountain in Austria, most of it by cable cart, but the last 200m or so elevation we hiked, dragging the kids along. Rafa did very well, and must have walked at least the first 100m by himself and the second half carried by me. He’s only twoContinue reading “Stubaital and the Elferhütte”

Bye bye Italy – see you hopefully soon!

I’m not completely sure what was going on last night. We were parked on the beautiful Lago d’Idro shores, where we had spent the day walking from coffee bar to bakery to coffee bar, and ended with a swim. It was a good day. My son Rafa seemed to have lost his appetite over theContinue reading “Bye bye Italy – see you hopefully soon!”

Completo – Full – Ausgebucht

Lago d’Endine – although cute – was getting kind of boring. There wasn’t much else to do than swimming in the lake, which we could enter from a small pier where some rental boats were docked. Our neighbors – two wonderfully sweet middle-aged men, one deaf, the other extremely talkative (a funny match) – recommendedContinue reading “Completo – Full – Ausgebucht”

The stuff they don’t show you on Instagram

It all looks very romantic when you see it on Instagram. I’ve seen the pictures. The videos. The couples that love each other to death Itheir romantic van and the lifestyle that comes with it. To be honest, I find it quite impressive that people can even make it look romantic. I don’t believe themContinue reading “The stuff they don’t show you on Instagram”