Art Hotel Blaue Gans
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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Well, this day certainly began with a bang. We had planned to get up around 5:30am to catch the first train from Munich to Salzburg, arriving at 9am. However, I awoke at 5:45 in a panic, because I realized none of our alarms had gone off. While my watch said 5:45, our phones and laptops said 4:45. It took a bit of sleepy confusion to realize that Europe's Daylight Savings had ended in the middle of the night. But, with an adrenaline shot like that, neither of us ...
... in the surrounding gardens conceived by Markus Sittikus, a man with a wicked sense of humour. He designed a series of practical jokes to pull on his guests - I can just imagine what they must've thought as they got soaked by hidden water fountains at an outdoor dining table or while walking under a carving of a deer head. You can't tour the fountains without getting wet - luckily we only got a bit damp thanks to the tour ...
... The food was truly Norwegian-style with plenty of fish and vegetables. The least successful dish paired scallops & corned beef - not my favorite, a little too outside the box putting seafood & meat together. The most successful was a tie between the carrots with smoked cheese & pumpkin ice cream with camomile cream. The atmosphere was truly memorable and the service was impeccable
... the nucleus of our noontime break. We found another little restaurant frequented predominantly by locals and guess what...we had schnitzels once more. And for dessert...climb aboard the tramway and up to the Hohensalzburg Fortress above the town for another Mozart performance!
Today it was climb on the bus for a ride out in the country to Schloss Hellbrun, built by a local archbishop a few hundred years ago and featuring "trick" ...
... we walked over the Markt Bridge to the other side and that was lovely too especially the Mirabell Residenz and magnificent gardens – most enjoyable looking around here. Then back to the festival and in the midst of all the locals we had wurst, potatoes and saukraut which actually was all very tasty. The beer and apelsaft was also nice. Tried to have a conversation with Alexander, which was good but bit noisy to hear him.
Then we went back to the Information office ...