Route over the Alps: tunnels and mountain passes often additional costOn the way over the Alps tourists with cars,have motorhome and motorcycle at many tunnels,bridges or mountain passes often additionally into their pockets.The ADAC has assembled a list of the current prices of the main routes.Positives: Compared to last year,prices have remained mostly stable.
Tourists who make these days on the way to East Tyrol,Carinthia and Italy,must continue to play a significant limitation in purchasing.The Felbertauernstraße route between Mittersill and Matrei can still not be used.It is blocked due to a landslide,leaving at least until the end of July 2013.Alternatives exist over the burner or Tauern motorway and the Dolomites.Also the rail loading the Tauernschleuse is an alternative.
Free travel there soon,however Pfändertunnel in the Rhine Valley on the Austrian motorway A 14As of Thursday,4July 2013 is a second tube drivers available.From then require all motor vehicles already on the border Hörbranz the regular Austrian vignette.The available in recent years,"KorridorVignette" for the route Hörbranz Hohenems is abolished.
New is also the Karawankentunnel between Austria and Slovenia.It is equipped southbound immediately with a separate video toll lane.The tunnel can thus be passed quickly and without long waiting times.Unfortunately not leave returnees benefit from this convenience: a video toll in the northbound there is not yet.
Video toll tickets as well as the regular vignettes for Austria,Slovenia,the Czech Republic and Switzerland are available in all ADAC offices,the Internet or the toll free number 0 800 5 101112thFor the Felbertauerntunnel and the panoramic road Grossglockner there are even discounted tickets in advance ADAC.
I know it's not WTF friday yet2007-08-02 08:53:09 by NEpdxYo
But i just found this in the astronomy fo and couldn't resist sharing. last week, a fireball flew through the daylit skies of croatia, slovenia and italy. the news report (*the link*) is in croatian, but the video footage is really neat. they're still trying to figure out if and where it landed...
"Exploding Meteor in Croatia
SUPER-BOLIDE: On Wednesday, July 25th at approximately 10:...egory of superbolides--exploding meteors of magnitude -17 or brighter. They are, essentially, small asteroids measuring a few to 10 meters in diameter and massing a few hundred metric tons. Superbolides trigger seismic detectors on the ground, produce waves of infrasound that can travel thousands of miles, and they are tracked by military satellites scanning Earth for nuclear explosions. "
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