Hotel Astoria Salzburg
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... went to a pub. I ordered a Berliner Weisser - a beer that is sweetened with fruit flavour & served with a straw. I enjoyed this much more than a regular beer, which is, of course, what Jared had. I had read about the curry wurst, so I went for it. Bratwurst covered in onions with ketchup & curry powder - surprisingly good. Jared had a huge pork leg with sauerkraut and dumpling. It was just what we expected for typical German pub ...
... 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
... their parents had to try and coax them away from it.
Arriving back at the hostel, the Sound of Music movie was being played in the common room. Apparently this movie is played EVERY night from 7pm. The girls decided to sit and watch. As for me, I headed up to bed as I wanted to try and sleep off this stupid cold I'd caught from I don't know where :(
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... the bus to go into the largely-pedestrian heart of Salzburg's old town. We quickly reserved seats for a couple of Mozart chamber-music concerts...the town pretty much revolves around the child-prodigy who was born and lived here (lived here, that is, when he wasn't touring Europe, which consumed a third of his short life). After wandering through the maze of alleys that define the old town, we took a boat cruise on the Salzach River, and ...
... And speaking of religion, I was very surprised at how important the Catholic Church is in Austria. Shops do not open on Sundays, church bells ring out over the cities on the hour every hour and it is not uncommon to see nuns and preists wandering all over the place.
Anyway, after a ten minute climb we reached the Abbey and the very famous front gate, which was the location for the scenes where Maria left the Abbey to first work for the Von Traps, where the kids came calling ...