Travel Blogs from Bad Ischl
What's that through the window this morning? Blue skies! Not time to shed the coats though.. still a chilly - 8 at 8am...Forecast is for top of -1 so that is do-able!!
Off to explore more of the "old town".. so with map & suggested look at points, best get walking.. The great thing about Salzburg is that both sides of the Salzach river , everything a tourist wants to see is within walking distance.. The height ...
... br> Of course their are numerous restaurants, cafes and at this time of year xmas stalls and hot drinks too.
An afternoon of fabulous coffee shops, wandering in amongst the lanes and walkways on both sides of the river taking in the atmosphere and ambiance of this internationally acclaimed baroque architectural / best-preserved city is a delight...
So are the night views as one ambles back to call it a night.
... we were at Charnel house, which has existed since the 12th century.
It is crammed with 1200 skulls about half of which are elaborately painted and marked with the family name and the date of death. The last skull to be placed here was in 1995 on special request. They don't get many requests from people to have their remains placed in the Charnel house as cremations have become much more popular. Back in the day, the charnel house was created out ...
... other signs. We passed by Mozart’s birthplace but didn’t go in as our book had recommended his residence as a more interesting place to visit.
We then headed uphill to the fortress to wander the grounds, but found that you were no longer allowed to see the ground for free. Since we didn’t want to see the whole fortress and all the exhibits we headed back down to the abbey where they filmed the SOM scenes in the courtyard where ...
... retreat and also where he hosted numerous diplomats. It also served as part of his propaganda machine to show him as a humble, down to earth person, connected with nature – one of the people. It was here that he met the little blond Austrian girl which he is featured with in numerous propaganda pieces that portray him not just as führer, but a father to the nation. Hitler later found out that the girl was of Jewish descent but ...
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