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    Ischgl"forms in the snow" contest

    by desert_princess Updated Aug 22, 2007

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    In the second week of January 2006, 10 teams from around europe took part in the Ischgler "forms in the snow" contest. This season's theme was "world's football championship 2006"
    The winner is the snow figure "Ronaldino" representing the player holding a ball on the tip of his nose.

    The theme for 2007 was "Hollywood"

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    ...3 gondolas....

    by desert_princess Updated Feb 18, 2006

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    ....3 gondolas taking you from the village to the ski area.the trendiest - " Silveretta bahn" can accomodate up to 24 people in one cabin, the other two are for 4-"Pardatchgatbahn" and 6 persons- "Fimba Bahn" even if you are not skiing ,it's worth to go to the top just to enjoy the majestic view with all the mountain peaks as far as the sight goes.

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    ....the longest limousine in the world....

    by desert_princess Updated Feb 12, 2006

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    ....the longest limousine in the world a "Hummer" jeep that will provide shuttle service from your hotel to Pacha - the trendiest disco in town for the price of 100 euro.....ahh how vain can people be?.....maybe it's the word VIP? "Very Important Person"....hahahahaha
    I am just puzzled how the driver manouevrates this engine through the curvy narrow and steep streets of the village. He must be a magician.....

    NEW!!! You can use the Hummer to take you for a special lobster dinner in the designer restaurant of madlein and chief special chocolate dessert - call +43 664 8470390
    Apparently the site is still to be constructed - check out laterz

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    Silveretta bahn AG

    by desert_princess Updated Feb 4, 2006

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    Once upon a time ,in the year of 1961 , on the 18 of april 73 partners , mainly from Ischgl founded the Silveretta Seilbahn AG Ischgl. Using high loans to fund it,two years later in december 1963 the Silveretta cable car and the Idjoch Lift started running. Followed by the Hollbodenlift - the second drag lift that was built in 1966. In 1967 SilverettaSeilbahn bought their first snowcat. In March 1972 ,the Pardatchgratbahn was started as a second feeder lift. in 1972 Holltal and Palinkopf were developped and the Fimbabahn opened in 1976.
    in 1977 SilverettaSeilbahn AG took a 51 percent stake in the cable cars of Samnaun, enabling the poject to be financed : 1 cable car ,3 drag lifts 2 guest houses and the ski run.THese lifts started running in December 1978. In the next years ,all till the present moment,the lift facilities were expanded further, old ones being replaced annually by the latest technical transportation means. All this making today the SilverettaSeilbahnAG Austria's most technically advanced lift company. These investments have become possible only because the shareholders forewent the distribution of their dividents ever since the company was founded.

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    ...Men in fur coats..

    by desert_princess Updated Feb 15, 2006

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    ...Men in fur coats..

    ...Men in fur coats....why not? if that's the way to be noticed - let it be...
    Or is he the owner of the ho's in town? But then he shouldn't be walking....where is his pimped ride?Prada ski suits...since when Preda is into the ski industry? I thought they are making haute couture....I must update my info...

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    Nightshow of the Ski school Ischgl

    by desert_princess Updated Feb 18, 2006

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    28 february 2006
    14 march 2006
    28 march 2006 and
    11 april 2006
    when- 21h
    where - In Ischgl Prenner slope / between Pardatchgratbahn and Fimba bahn/ -opposite to Schatzi bar.I would absolutely reccomend you to come and see the Tirolean demo ski champions of the Ski school Ischgl .Besides that you will see firespitters , lots of pyrotechnics, free skiers and snowboarders hitting the jump....

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    ...privately owned first aid helicopters....

    by desert_princess Written Feb 4, 2006

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    ...privately owned first aid helicopters....
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    Apparently a german doctor with an enterpreneur spirit ,build his own Emergency clinique somewhere in Montafon. He made a landing platform below Idalpe and bought helicopters to transport the severely injured. As lots of people are skiing at way too high speed for their abilities,u bet the helicopters are busy all day long. You see them fly here and there at least 4-5 times a day. And things must be really bad that you need to be transported by a helicopter.

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    here we speak russian....

    by desert_princess Updated Feb 18, 2006

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    "here we speak russian".says the sign on the rental ski shop at the bottom of the Pardatchgrat gondola. So far so good. The only thing is that it's written in the wrong alphabet - so how the hell you expect the russians to read it if it's in latin and not in Cyrilic?
    The thing is that Ischgl is invaded with russian tourists and most of them don't speak anything but their mother language.I don't want to be rude , but don't expect that Austrians will learn russian overnight .

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    30 april 2006 - Pink live in Ischgl

    by desert_princess Updated Mar 3, 2006

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    30 april 2006 - Pink live in Ischgl

    30 april 2006 - Pink live in Ischgl
    For the end of the season her majesty Pink will have her only european concert for this year in Ischgl...If you happen to be here at that time - concert starts at 13h at Idalp
    have you seen her latest video - "Stupid girls" ? - ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!!!! Can't wait to see her live!!!

    Stupid girl, stupid girls, stupid girls
    Baby if I act like that, that guy will call me back
    What a paparazzi girl, I don't wanna be a stupid girl

    Go to Fred Segal, you'll find them there
    Laughing loud so all the little people stare
    Looking for a daddy to pay for the champagne
    (Drop a name)
    What happened to the dreams of a girl president
    She's dancing in the video next to 50 Cent
    They travel in packs of two or three
    With their itsy bitsy doggies and their teeny-weeny tees
    Where, oh where, have the smart people gone?
    Oh where, oh where could they be?

    Baby if I act like that, that guy will call me back
    What a paparazzi girl, I don't wanna be a stupid girl
    Baby if I act like that, flipping my blonde hair back
    Push up my bra like that, I don't wanna be a stupid girl

    (Break it down now)
    Disease's growing, it's epidemic
    I'm scared that there ain't a cure
    The world believes it and I'm going crazy
    I cannot take any more
    I'm so glad that I'll never fit in
    That will never be me
    Outcasts and girls with ambition
    That's what I wanna see
    Disasters all around

    World despaired
    Their only concern
    Will they **** up my hair

    [Interlude]
    Oh my god you guys, I totally had more that 300 calories
    That was so not sexy, no
    Good one, can I borrow that?
    [Vomits]
    I WILL BE SKINNY

    (Do ya thing, do ya thing, do ya thing)
    (I like this, like this, like this)
    Pretty will you **** me girl, silly as a lucky girl
    Pull my head and suck it girl, stupid girl!
    Pretty would you **** me girl, silly as a lucky girl
    Pull my head and suck it girl, stupid girl!

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    Furcoats are "IN"

    by desert_princess Updated Feb 18, 2006

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    Well if you have a fur coat - make sure you bring it along when you come to Ischgl . You will definitely be "IN" fashion. Especially with a pair of moon boots or even better - fur boots . Booo Yeti is back!!!
    Serious now , Furcoats are really warm and let the others know how much richer beyond their dreams you are.
    Woman's Nationality? Russian....

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    Cross the border...

    by Tripack Updated Mar 19, 2007

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    Papier Bitte!!!


    The Silvretta Arena is lying on Austria and Switzerland. So do not forget your ID card... may be you could met customs officers on skis, even if the Austria-Swiss border is located at around 2800m asl. By the way, do not forget your credit card too... as Saumnau area is also a tax free zone.

    The trade with Tyrol was an important source of income for Saumnaun. In 1892, the Swiss Confederation gave it the status of duty-free area as there was no direct access road through Swiss territory to Samnaun and consequently the import of foodstuff to the valley was made more expensive by the imposed customs tax...

    So head to this $wi$$ shopping paradise to get perfumes, spirits, watches, jewellery, tobaccos and above all the finest Swiss chocolate ;-)

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    Simply go skiing!!!

    by Tripack Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Palinkopf: black slopes area
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    My favorite area was around the Greitspitz (2872m) and Palinkopf (2864) mountains as many black and red slopes are located there.

    This area is well served with efficient chairlifts, extensive snow making system and kilometers of well grommed pistes. Off piste is of course available if weather and safety conditions permitted ;-)

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    The Fimbabach Valley

    by peterdhduncan Updated Jun 5, 2005

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    A Lake in the Valley

    Another day, we left the Silvretta/Fimba Cableway from Ischgl at the midway station, and walked along the Fimbabach Valley, which was very peaceful apart from the almost constant background drone of a helicopter which appeared to be dropping off materials to create new avalanche barriers on the side of the mountain way above us.

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    It is Après ski time!!!

    by Tripack Updated Mar 19, 2007

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    My thirst stop ;-)


    Do not to forget to relax after your great skiing day...

    Choose a sunny terrace with confortable armchair, nice people, refreshing beverage and cool music... a great cocktail for you Après ski session!

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    Bielerhöhe and the Silvretta Reservoir

    by peterdhduncan Updated Jun 8, 2005

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    Silvretta Reservoir

    We took the bus up the winding road to Bielerhöhe, and spent a day walking round about two-thirds of the Silvretta reservoir, and then getting the boat that plies its way around it back to the starting point.

    There are very dramatic views up to the Vermunt Glacier and Piz Buin from the path.

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