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... was a bit of a blizzard. Also it was a Sunday so obviously nothing was open. We decided to go for a bit of a drive anyway, just to explore and have something to do. We went to St.Gilgen first which is a little town on a lake, it was very small but we walked around anyway. I'm sure the view from there would have been amazing if we could see it a bit better! We didn't stay for long, the snowflakes were more like big lumps of snow and it ...
... across a pub showing the State of Origin
I attended the 99th ANZAC Day service in Gallipoli
and saw many, many plays in the West End
I start with a job, a house and with my family
I'm making some solid goals to give me direction for the year
I'm going to get fit again a) join a gym near my house b) join a tennis club
I want to learn German more
I'm going to participate in ...
... its not snowing and you can just enjoy the sun.
We decided to go to Mondsee next which is another lake town. It was very pretty as it was surrounded by mountains on all sides. There was one restaurant open there which was right on the lake front and had a lovely view. We had some lunch there and watched the tour busses come through. I'm glad we got a car and can explore in our own time is all I'm going to say about that haha!
On the way back ...
... or just wearing more - I am in a silk thermal, 3 merino wool layers, a fleece, & down jacket on top, a silk thermal, wool layer, jeans & high boots on the bottom, and a headscarf and hat, with a huge scarf over a buff round my neck. I had forgotten how long it takes to get dressed to go out in the morning and what a performance it is going to the loo, with all these clothes! My 3 dorm-mates at the hostel are all solo ...
... checked into our hotel and walked to the old city riding the funicular to the castle. The castle is ecclesiastical rather than royal. It was home to various Archbishops since the 11th century. Mozart insulted one of them and was fired from his job. Next day we visited Mozart's home in Salzburg which told a lot about Mozart and his family but little about the house except that it was 3/4 destroyed by bombing in WWll and rebuilt with large ...