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Josef Koó, traditional Blaudruck (indigo dyeing) textile artist, at his workshop in Steinberg, Oberpullendorf, Burgenland, Austria © Rudolf Abraham

Austria Travel Writer & Photographer

I wrote the first English-language guide to the Alpe Adria Trail, more than half of which runs through the Austrian state of Carinthia, and I’m the author of a new guide to daywalks among the lakes and mountains of Austria’s Salzkammergut region. Articles I’ve written on Austria range from hiking across Salzburgerland on the Salzburger Almenweg, to hotel reviews for The Telegraph (Salzburg and Linz), and family winter walking and skiing holidays in Zell am See, Gastein and the Paznaun Valley. I’ve photographed and written about Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage in Austria including falconry in the Waldviertel, the carnival (Schemenlaufen) in Imst, and traditional blaudruck (indigo dyeing) textile artists in Burgenland, Upper Austria and Vienna.

Austria-hiking-Salzkammergut-travel-writer-photographerWalking in the Salzkammergut

Published by Cicerone, 2021

My new hiking guide to 30 day walks among the lakes and mountains of Austria’s stunningly beautiful Salzkammergut region and the Unesco-listed Dachstein massif.

Alpe-Adria-Trail-Slovenia-Austria-Italy-hiking-travel-writerThe Alpe Adria Trail

Publised by Bradt, 2020

2nd edition of my guide to hiking this epic 750km route through the mountains of Austria, Slovenia and northern Italy, from the Grossglockner to the shore of the Adriatic.

Austria Photography by Rudolf Abraham

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Austria travel and documentary photography
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Salzkammergut and Dachstein