Theme: The postal service
Tip: Stop off at an old posting house from back in those days
The Brenner Pass has always been an important north to south connection in Europe, which is why the first postal riders rode over the Pass as early as 1516, with their knapsacks (leather sacks with mail), to deliver letters among merchants from the markets and trading centres. Along the route, the rider would change his knapsack at each posting house and covered up to 140 km a day…
Gerhard Vetter
6156 Gries am Brenner