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Day 4 Alps and Lakes Tour CAL1201

May 22, 2012

We have reached Kaprun, a wonderful mountain village surrounded by 10,000 ft peaks. Yesterday's highlight was Hallstatt, a UNESCO World Heritage Sight - we now know why. Beautiful is the right word! Today we are headed for the Grossglockner, Austria's highest mountain pass! --------------------------------------------- ...

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Brisbane, here we come! (CAA1101)

October 24, 2011

As usual on Edelweiss Tours, time is flying - and so are we! After leaving Sydney behind us, we continued to the north.  Beautiful beaches, unique animals and stunning picnic locations line the way towards Brisbane, where we will arrive tonight. Here are some impressions of the ...

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MotoGP Tour Phillip Island 9PI1101

October 10, 2011

Only a few more hours, then the Edelweiss Ducati Tour in Down Under will get going. The almost brand new Ducati Multistradas and Monsters are already waiting in the garage, the weather is beautiful (it is Spring in the southern hemisphere)  - it's time to ride! ...

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High Alpine Tour HAT1104

August 16, 2011

The evenings in Bozen, Italy, always end a little than exspected - that's why the blog is usually a little shorter... 15 riders from three different continents started the August High Alpine Tour in Erding. The weather was typical European - I call it "High Humidity"... ...

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Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 4

June 9, 2011

Due t the weather forecast, we had to modify the route a little bit - and fortunately we picked the right spot to go to! Just when we reached the top of the pass the sky cleared up - with a little phantasy it was actually blue... ...

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Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 3

June 8, 2011

Day 3 brought us back to Italy one more time. Today the weather god adhered strictly to the borders: while Austria was a little bit grey today, Italy greeted us with plenty of sunshine! After having lunch in Germany and Switzerland, we had lunch in Andreas Hofer's ...

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Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 2

June 7, 2011

Today held the ultimate Alpine challenge for us: the Stelvio Pass. 48 switchbacks needed to be mastered before we reached the top at 2757 meters. Everybody made it up the mountain - and then the weather turned bad. The first rain drops of the tour hit us ...

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Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 1

June 6, 2011

A great way to start a tour: the sun was shining and the destination was just as flashy: Bavarian King Ludwig's castle and palace Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Add a lot of lakes and twisty roads - and you have a perfect day!

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Alps Touring Center 2011 on the way

June 5, 2011

Here we go: the Alps Touring Center crew has been briefed, the motorcycles were handed over and are ready to go. Tomorrow we are on our way to Germany - hopefully the food is as good as it was today...

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Alps Touring Center 2011 starts tomorrow

June 4, 2011

The weather is good, the bikes are ready to go - it's time to head for the mountains. Austria, Germany and Italy are scheduled for next week. Wait for the daily update and the fotos!

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 4

May 19, 2011

Today Austria's highest pass waited for us: the Großglockner High Alpine Road. The sun was out early, so the weather provided the perfect background for the beautiful scenery of Austria's highest mountain. Unfortunately the blogger doesn't have many pictures of today - as he was busy preparing ...

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 3

May 18, 2011

Summer is here! The sun brought the temperatures up to about 75°F - not hot enough for any tourmember to jump into Lake Hallstatt. Instead everybody enjoyed the picnic at the lake shore. The afternoon provided us with a few quite challenging pass roads - good practice ...

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 2

May 17, 2011

What a day! The weather turned out much better than the forecast, giving us the chance to visit the Eagle's Nest. More mountain riding followed - making us hungry enough to sample some of Austria's greatest pastries in the middle of the mountains. Life is good!

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 1

May 16, 2011

Finally: the snow has melted and the EDELWEISS Alps and Lakes Tour is headed towards the mountains. An international group from the USA, from Canada, from Thailand and from Germany is starting to explore the beauty of the Alps. After seeing King Ludwig's Palace in Herrenchiemsee ...

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