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... to the castle was to experience the Middle Ages first hand. The castle is one of 3 fortifications built in this area by the same architect to protect Salzburg. It is also home to several species of eagle, falcon and buzzard which they show a demonstration by the state Falconry center of the indigenous raptors in free flight. The start of our visit was a walk through the Falconry exhibition/museum where a history of all the countries dating back years used the birds for ...
... us being weird). We also put one on for lees oma & grandad. The hotel room was massive!! It has 2 double beds, a single bed and a large desk in the room and there is still room to have a party! We're about 10 mins walk into town past about 20 shoe shops. Austrians must like a good shoe?! Italia bound tomorrow and fingers crossed the weather will stay sunny ...
We arrived in Graz on Sunday evening, for a few days' spent with Mr and Mrs Holland. Thanks to Mum and Dad for having us, and we had a great time. The weather was generally good, though with the rain showers regular enough to remind us what an ordinary summer central Europe has had, compared to normal.
We spent Sunday through to Friday with Mum and Dad, doing a few chores (the plum tree is ...
... were still quite a lot of brickwork as well as a clock and a bell tower. Apparently the city paid a ransom to save these. We have a long day travelling tomorrow getting up at 4:30 so we spent the late afternoon packing and clearing up. We have been without internet at our accomodation but there is free city internet in certain areas so we have been able to plan our transport using ...
The town has a central old quarter
which is remarkably preserved. The Holy Roman Emperor had a
residence here at one stage so the cathedral and many palaces of the
officials are suitable magnificent. This area, protected by the
overlooking schloss, survive the 2nd ww bombing but large
swathes of the surrounding residential area were destroyed.
The tourist office runs a walking tour
around the old city which worked really well for us as it ...