Monday, 12 April 2010
Monday, 5 April 2010
What is it with people and holidays? It’s like they suddenly remember the small things in life that count, like a walk through the park with the dog or playing ball with the kids. But why only on holiday? Why do they all have to remember this in the same time, so that there’s not an inch free in the park to walk? Do people enjoy this much feeling crowded? Does it make them feel less alone and that’s why they continue? I personally enjoy more a walk on the banks of the lake when there are less people around… I think it’s more relaxing and you can really see the beautiful scenery without having to think “am I going to step on this guy’s toes?” or “am I going to get run over by a bicycle?”
Nevertheless I get a warm feeling to see that so many people enjoying themselves in the great outdoors and not in front of their TVs, in traffic or in a mall. I was surprised to see the huge success of the boats that offer small tours of the lake or the smaller boats that you have to row yourself. I’m very glad you can still do this, it reminds me of my first time on a boat J
So my message for today is: GET OUT MORE OFTEN!! Haha, really! You’ll be surprised how good you’ll feel afterwards. What I like to do is ride my bicycle from Aviatorilor square to the Triumph Arch on Kiseleff Avenue, then go through the park on Michael Jackson alley all the way down to the lake, then turn right and just follow the lake until the railway bridge and back. It takes about 90 minutes or so and it’s guaranteed to make you smile through the day.
Thursday, 1 April 2010
* the ad you can find on all the slopes, great publicity!
Remember what I was telling you last week about the après-ski nightlife in St. Anton, Austria? That it was simply the best? Well… this is how it all starts when the sun is still shining and nobody has had enough beers yet:
At the Mooserwirt you can also sit inside in the lodge, but as big as the two story building may seem, I haven't et managed in the past two years to find enough space to sit inside... So this is what happens when a couple of fellas order some beer inside:
Tough isn't it?! But hey, if a guy wants a beer, who can deny him that right?!
Although whenever I passed by the Mooserwirt I always heard Sweet Home Alabama I couldn’t seem to find any videos of that song, so I’ll just show you the second most played song at the hut – Sweet Caroline, this time with all time favourite… DJ ÖTZI!!!
As I have never managed to film the Mooserwirt, I hope you could, with this selection I dod on YouTube, at least feel some of the magic that happens there, when strangers become friends by sharing a table, some beers and lots of good music!
And now for the grand finale...
Next week some of my own videos, some other great après-ski fun ;)