Hotel Falkensteiner Palace
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Food was always going to be a big part of our time in Italy. The home of pizza, pasta, panini and this delicious little thing called gelato, we were set to eat, eat and repeat.
The mythological origin of Rome is said to be thanks ...
... elegant houses and galleries. It is an attractive city but being famous for it's art and music, I think these are the sights one should see. I was glad I had been inside the galleries and seen the work of Gustav Klimt, which Vienna has some wonderful examples of. After the coach tour we disembarked and followed Tomas around the area where the Spanish riding school and main cathedral are. Here he let us loose on our own to stop for a ...
The freedom that came from going wherever we wanted to
led us down new streets:
Sounds of singing
Glimpses of a church tower
Pulling us further and further
Into the night
Without fear that the third world would jump out and grab this innocent moment.
Walking through dark parks
(That still had all their benches in place - in South Africa there would be no benches left!)
... were in the low sixties, so I set off on a photo safari, looking to record signs of Spring. It's an easy walk to the Rathaus Park and the Volksgarten, so those were my destinations. I offer my photos, not to mock those still suffering with Winter, but to offer hope that Spring IS coming to the Northern Hemisphere.
I have a great job, I only hope that I can perform it to the best of my abilities and not squander this opportunity. It's the least I can do.
... money leaves your account. Of course, once again, all the instructions are in German. I'm doing a lot of just pushing buttons and waiting to see what the machine does next. "Bargeld" is cash. "Bitte Warten" is "please wait". I've come to terms with the washing machine. I've finally caught up with the accumulated laundry from two weeks in the hotel. The machine washes really well, even if I set it for lightly soiled. But it takes a really ...