All In Balance

All in Balance It’s so hard to describe the beauty of this landscape, the scale of it, the life in it, the colour through it, the majesty of it. From deep in the lush valleys the grey peaks seem a world away, almost disconnected from the peaceful cosy green of heather and forest. From high […]

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The Heart of Austria

“The heart of Austria!”, my cousin exclaimed as we stood on the far side of Pasterze Glacier on the Carinthian side of the border between Carinthia and Tyrol, deep in the Austrian Alps. High in that uninviting world of ice and rock four climbers are slowly making their way up a 45 degree ridge-line to […]

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Dinner And A Show

Peak Restaurant in Bundoran has one of the most awesome panoramic ocean views I have ever experienced. Being seated there was something between being on the bridge of an ocean liner leaving port and some palatial dining hall. Combining a window table with sunset timing and we got both dinner and a show of Ireland’ […]

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Pillion

A veteran and pillion novice soar high above the village of Sankt Gilgen and Wolfgangsee. I wonder how many times the veteran has launched himself from the slopes of the Zwölferhorn. Of little doubt is the experience of the novice. Probably this is his very first time. I wonder if his pillion ride will be […]

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