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... trap, no doubt, but I've wanted to visit it. I had no idea that Germany and Austria were so devout in the Catholic religion. We saw wood carved crucifixes along the roadside and here and there on mountain sides. Our guide told us it was not a marking for accidents or anything tragic, it was just a place for hunters or woodsman to go and pray when they were away from the village.
Our final destination for the evening was Innsbruck, a lovely city with a ...
... than the tunnels the trip was uneventful til we got to Innsbruck. The Altstadt (old town) christmasmarket had started on the weekend. Our hotel was on the christmasmarket street. After a couple of misses and drive bys we finally pulled into the market, found the hotel and the receptionist told John where the parking was and that he needed to do a U turn and get off the street right away! The car is parked until we leave on Thursday.
... s I have just
come from. at least here most of the time you can trust the oncoming cars to
stay put behind each other and not overtake just whenever they feel like
Onwards passed the town of Seefeld and its great twisty roads for mile
after mile. I pass through the little railway town with the loco preserved in
the street to which I forget its name and simply continue onwards until I get
fed up and want a hotel.
Finally I come to a ...
... be with a light dusting of snow over Christmas. As we continued to explore we saw all of the usual culprits when it comes to these main shopping squares but also quite a few little boutiques and cute shops that we stopped and visited. It was nice to be back in a somewhat bustling town after Hallstatt but even still there was not a ton of things demanding to be done so we really just took it easy, explored a bit and relaxed.
The next day we decided that we would ...
... of music' and sang 'Doe, a dear' to get us into the spirit. It was slightly overcast until about 10 minutes from Salzburg when the skies cleared and the sun shone for our 3 hours exploring the town. First stop was lunch at the Mozart Cafe just across the street from where Mozart lived. Mozart was a child prodigy and Salzburg celebrates his life in a big way. Scott had sausages and sauerkraut while the girls had schnitzel. Then we explored this beautiful city. The cobble ...