Ötzi was here. But was Hannibal?

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A great deal has happened to the high pastures and glaciers of the local Ötz Valley in the 5,000 years or so since Ötzi the Iceman was cut down by a hunter’s arrow and imprisoned in the not so perma-frost just a few yards across the Italian border. Until Ötzi’s sensational discovery in 1991, the… Read more »

Ski writer Arnie Wilson on the changing face of Obergurgl

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I’m looking forward to re-visiting one of my favourite resorts – Obergurgl-Hochgurgl – at the end of November. The problem is – (if you can call visiting such a delightful ski area a problem) – will I know it when I see it? Daft question, you may ask. The ski area, beloved by so many… Read more »