Travel Blogs from Anif
... visit the church where Maria and the Captain got married. The church was very elaborate and extravagant. Gold everywhere. It's still used by the locals today. The bus went up into the hills behind Salzburg and there are many lakes up there which are a bright green due to limestone. It was so beautiful. Once the tour was finished, across the road was Mirabell Gardens and Mirabell Palace that has the “most beautiful registry office in the world”. ...
... isolated from the world as all the TV channels are in German and no wi-fi to read the newspaper or keep up with local news. Further to Monday's blog and reference to the confusion between Austria and Australia, it must be an ongoing problem because in Salzburg today I saw several different versions of t-shirts with the slogan "There are no kangaroos in Austria". Tonight I was tired and had a drink and dinner of a lovely snitzel in the hotel beer ...
... t come naturally to me at all and even find myself saying good morning in Italian - must try harder! In both villages of Ramsau and Burgeis (which was Austrian speaking even though in Italy) they have very few English speaking visitors so virtually nobody can speak English and no menus are in English, so sometimes it is pot luck. Generally I don't think the food in Germany is anywhere nearly as good as it as in Italy. The Italian food has a finesse that is sadly ...
... so their father got them onto the child prodigy concert circuit at a very young age. Mozart was such a prodigious composer - imagine if he'd lived past the age of 35. Later on in the day, we climbed up to Hohensalzburg Fortress, which I have mentioned before. We didn't take the whole tour, but nevertheless enjoyed wandering around this protector of Salzburg, which ...
... finally arrived at the 7000 year-old salt-mining town of Hallstatt. This town was a "must-see" for us as we have a jigsaw of it & we wanted to see it in person. Unfortunately, despite the weather being perfect, the sun was in the wrong position for us to get really clear "jigsaw" pictures, so we had to be content with the views from the other end of the town.
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