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... Flute opera, written by none other than Mozart. Yea... I fell asleep in the first half and ended up sleeping through over half of it. Classical music is not my thing- plus we were tired from exploring all day. Still at least I can say that I went to one while there. And I am sure it was marvellous.... to other people.
After the Opera we went back to the hostel and had a few more drinks before calling it a night.
On the way back to the apartment I decided to walk up the south tower of the Dom all 343 steps to the top. The spiral staircase seemed never ending and I was surprised to find a souvenir shop at the top selling the obligatory post cards and model cathedrals.
Tonight we went to dinner at Figlmuller. They are famous for their Schnitzel and Potato Salad, and many other dishes. See photos.
We will be moving onto Prague tomorrow morning.
... with it, and it read, 'all my strength has gone, old and weak am I". In 1806 he sent this little card to his publisher, along with his last string quartet, which was missing the usual third movement. The idea was that the little card would be a good explanation for the omission (see picture)
In the evening we went over to the State Opera house to catch some of Wagner's "Siegfried", which was showing outside on the ...
... palace! Impressive to say the least, we marvelled at the outside of the buildings at their baroque architecture as the price to go inside was just as marvelling. We walked through the elaborate gardens filled with water features, greenery and colourful tulips. A beautiful place to spend on a sunny day. We got domesticated later in the arvo, a load of washing which we got for free as the reception guy sneaked us the tokens because he thinks it's a rip ...
Time for the train to Austria, home of Arnold Schwarzenegger (hence the title of the blog). It was a short trip across the border from Slovakia. Austria's train stations are some of the nicest we have seen in Europe. They are heated, modern and the trains run on time. Italy could stand to take a few pointers (Romania too). We transferred once in Vienna so that we would not have to walk as far to our hostel.
The hostel is... ...