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... and had the gift of adding cultural references from both. He was quite the lovely character, in a gracious sort of way, and made the trip. We learned quite a bit about Salzburg and its history, as well as information and settings for the film. I remember when I saw the Sound of Music years ago, I loved the music. Well, and the love story of course. In recent years, when Mom was still with us, and in her house - the movie happened to be on TV on New Year's Day. Not sure why, as ...
... they consider this area to be German as far as booking goes. Got myself oriented to the city and the countryside. One of our stops was Hellbrun Palace, and had a wee look at the grounds and the gazebo from the Sound of Music. I will see more from that bit of pop culture and history later today, as I am going on the Sound of Music tour. I had to do it. I might go back to Hellbrun if time tomorrow (my last full day here), as I learned about the ...
... to have them all. The charm of European cities is that nothing is on a grid, and that served to get me lost first thing in the morning while I wandered the exact opposite direction for about half and hour. I saw a wee cafe and zipped in for a cappuccino (delightfully made with almond milk; and it was impressive) to check my map and see where I made my navigation faux pas. Once I realized how close the pedestrian street called Linzer Gasse was to my origin, I was ...
... to St. Peter's Church which is known for, among other things, the beauty of its cemetery. We all enjoyed walking through the cemetery, which was really more of a garden. While I took photos, Steve and the kids climbed up to see the Catacombs. They were from the Roman times.
Onward to the Salzburg Cathedral. It was spectacular. I liked it much better than other, larger, "more impressive" cathedrals I have seen. The plasterwork on the walls and ceilings was beautiful and ...
... made things much easier to follow. Kaufmann used mostly English with some German sprinkled in (that I could understand!) when he stopped, apologized, and stated that the orchestra was too loud. I was fascinated to see the singers actually act like real people. I know that must sound strange, but in a performance, all we see is the character. I loved witnessing the human side of the performers.
Kaufmann, specifically, was really ...