In photos: Altitude Festival in Mayrhofen

As I researched this post and looked up quotes about laughter, I found too many to pick from so here are some more, accompanied by more photos from Altitude Festival in Mayrhofen.

Mayrhofen holds a special place in my heart as it's where I met my partner. It's where we snowboarded together for the first time and it's the one ski resort in Austria that I continue to return to, yes for nostalgic reasons but also because I really enjoy the snowboarding there. That and I just love Tirol and Austria. Speaking of which if you're looking for an alternative ski resort, then check out this post on Schlick 2000, a ski resort for families and beginners, another place I hope to add to my list soon.

  “They all laughed when I said I'd become a comedian. Well, they're not laughing now.”  - Bob Monkhouse

“And I have one of those very loud, stupid laughs. I mean if I ever sat behind myself in a movie or something, I'd probably lean over and tell myself to please shut up.”  - J.D. Salinger "A laugh is a smile that bursts." - Mary H. Waltdrip “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”  - Charles Dickens “With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.”  - William Shakespeare “The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter."  - Mark Twain "He had an idea that even when beaten he could steal a little victory by laughing at defeat.”  - John Steinbeck “I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.”  - Audrey Hepburn "Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection."  - Jakob Smirnoff “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”  - Victor Borge "At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.”  - Jean Houston “A day without laugther is a day wasted.”  - Charlie Chaplin “As to the mouth, it delights at times in laughter."  - Charlotte Bronte
P.S. We stayed in the most wonderful hotel called Hotel Edenlehen . It was a lovely blend of Austrian hospitality and luxury thanks to that beautiful heated pool. I highly recommend it if you ever need a Mayrhofen hotel.

Frances M. Thompson

Londoner turned wanderer, Frankie is an author, freelance writer and blogger. Currently based in Amsterdam, Frankie was nomadic for two years before putting down some roots with her Australian partner and having a baby boy in July 2015. In 2017, she launched WriteNOW Cards, affirmation cards for writers that help build a productive and positive writing practice. When not writing contemporary fiction, Frankie shops for vintage clothes, dances to 70s disco music and chases her son around Amsterdam.
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