Hotel Schloss Monchstein
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... in and have one of each, an apple one and a cheese one. Also very delicious, however I think our eyes were bigger than our stomach and we had to call defeat. We then made it over to 'Old Town' where we walked the maze like streets looking in little shops selling marionettes and millions of carefully painted egg tree decorations. We were constantly reminded by postcards and badges that "AUSTRIA DOES NOT HAVE KANGAROO'S" Kathryn Ya ya ya ... I love ...
... at a local chocolate and coffee shop to get some original Mozart Chocolate (the real stuff is made only in Salzburg. Another company took the idea and mass produced it to sell around the world but this kind was a local specialty). While it was good, personally I didn't think it was anything to brag about for over a Euro a piece, but at least I can say I tried it!
I didn't realize how massive the Fort was ...
We went on a walking tour of Budapest. There was only us, the guy from Melbourne (Gus) and another lady on the tour. We found that Salzburg's major tourist attraction is that Mozart was born and raised there, as well as the sound of music. Salzburg became a big city because there were salt mines there many years ago. Lots of churches were built there because of the wealth the salt brought. There was a large fortification that we didn't get up to ...
... from her lips: "Horrible, terrible things have happened to me. I should be mad and crazy. But there is no use in that. Instead, I have my humor." And that she most certainly did. She walked side by side with me and we laughed together and made fun of how crazy Hungarian drivers can be. She and Adam melted my heart, and it made me hesitant to bis Budapest adieu.
So here I sit, a bit frazzled, incredibly star struck, and in dire need of a nap. Tomorrow, we have another ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center