Travel Blogs from Bad Ischl
... the age of 35 from scarlet fever and had told Captain Von Trapp that she wanted him to remarry as quickly as possible for the sake of the 7 children. Maria originally went there to tutor Leisel as a teacher, not to be a nanny to all the children. It was true that the children went to the Abbey to bring her back when she returned to the Nuns. They asked her to marry their father. When they fled Austria, they went to the USA on a singing tour, and by then the ...
... years ago. I visited the beautiful St Peters Church graveyard that was featured in the Sound of Music and I found it to be a quite haven among the bustle of tourists. I wandered the narrow streets of the old town and only looked at Mozart's birthplace house where he was born on January 27, 1756. It is now a museum but as I had previously visited it I didn't bother paying to go inside. Salzburg hasn't changed much from what I remember as all the ...
... musician, had a reputation for being rather difficult and demanding, while his mother was loved and well regarded for her peacemaking abilities. She had seven babies between 1749 and 1757, Mozart being the youngest. Can you imagine! Mozart and his sister Anna were the only two to survive. Back in Mozart's time, that was fairly common. Mozart and his sister were both ...
We really enjoyed our four hour bus tour to location sites for the Sound of Music. Bob particularly enjoyed the movie trivia information on the filming, while we both just appreciated the opportunity to explore this beautiful area, with someone else doing the driving. Yes it was a little hokey - group participation in singing - but it was fun! It is interesting that this movie was, and is, relatively ...
We find a pleasant ACSI site Wolfgangsee Birkenstrand just past St Gilgen. The next day is glorious sunshine so we take a walk toward Strobl along the edge of the lake. The path takes us through farms and campsites, meadows and woodland. Everyway we look is magnificent scenery, lakes, snow capped mountains and spring flowers. We come across a little cemetery, it's so beautifully tended with ...
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