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PAZNAUN PEOPLE: INGRID LADNER, CALM PERSONIFIED

Ingrid Ladner is 49. She comes from See, where she still lives. She’s worked for the Paznaun Tourism Association for the past 27 years. She is a mountain guide and a herbalist, she leads hikes and offers programmes for children and young people. In the winter she’s responsible for the ski kindergarten at 1,800m above sea level. She calls it “the most wonderful work in the world”.

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FIVE GOOD REASONS TO VISIT THE ALPINARIUM IN GALTÜR

High up in Paznaun, in Galtür, is the Alpinarium – a museum of the Alps which focuses not on the clichés of nature, but on human life in this special habitat. Surrounded by the walls which Galtür built after the avalanche winter of 1999, it is also a place of commemoration and a symbol of how disaster can be overcome. Its architecture simulates light falling through snow, with organically formed rooms within rooms reflecting outwards like booths or air bubbles.

FACES OF THE EARLY SPRING #2

What would the region be like without any visitors? TRISANNA asked holiday-makers o pose in front of our cameras. With these happy faces, we celebrate the fact that the winter is far from over yet […]