Travel Blogs from Salzburg
Highs lows and everything in between. Life in mainland Europe is a blur. Every city has the same high speed rush of Los Angeles, the same smells, the same surly people. Yet there is a strong presence of history around every corner. The weight of time hangs heavy over you. Each building has a plack with a date of construction or renovation on it. You step into a modern cafe and realize that the building has been standing since 1580. It has stood through harsh ...
I've been waiting for this day since we booked the trip, the tour of eagles nest. We woke to a mostly sunny day with a few clouds, so that was a good start. It was as good as I expected and all really enjoyed the tour. We took the lift up to eagles nest and crammed in like sardines. We were lucky, mostly sun with a few clouds but a bit chilly being so high up. The views were ...
After our big breakfast, thankfully we are doing heaps of walking as these breakfast are huge. We walk to the old quarter and come across some beautiful fruit and veg markets. Fatty Vanda had to try a sachetorte cake( so so), like everything that you think is going to taste yummy is not so. Di and I went ...
Austria is such a beautiful country! First stop was Salzburg on the 5th July. Such a picturesque city. When I arrived in wasn't so sure. The walk from the station to the hostel didn't look particularly nice but walking into the old town reassured me I had made a good last minute decision to stop here. I decided to splurge a bit and booked two half day tours while I was here. I decided on the Sound of Music tour which was good. I had ...
... and the mountains.
Mondsee – This is a little village on the banks of Lake Mondsee, and its cathedral was used as the scene of the Captain and Maria’s wedding. We were able to go inside the church!!
One important note – the actual “house” in which the family lived (no they didn’t actually live in a palace at the film portrays) is now a B&B ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center