Stoiser's Hotel Garni
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... Germans ran short of coal and had to start burying the dead in mass graves holding at least 1000 bodies in each. When the Americans arrived in 1945 the rooms in the crematoruim were packed from floor to ceiling of dead bodies. Before they arrived the Germans marched off a large number of prisoners to other camps which became known as the death march through that many dieing of starvation or being shot along the road, hence only 32,000 prisoners were left when the Americans ...
... us being weird). We also put one on for lees oma & grandad. The hotel room was massive!! It has 2 double beds, a single bed and a large desk in the room and there is still room to have a party! We're about 10 mins walk into town past about 20 shoe shops. Austrians must like a good shoe?! Italia bound tomorrow and fingers crossed the weather will stay sunny ...
... than it used to be), much rest and relaxation, and had the pleasure of spending each day with Emma and Tim, who is now a friendly and very endearing two year old. We played - and Tim taught me how to play football like a pro.
We left on Friday afternoon, bound for Innsbruck, sad to leave, but having had a very happy five days, chez Holland.
Martin & Lyndsey
Wednesday 28 May Schloss This morning we set to walk up the Schloss, the fortified area overlooking the town. It was raining so we popped into a church to have a little look around. A service was starting so we sat down and partook. A great organ and a singer led some of the hymns. Interesting hearing the hymns sung in German as they really are very syllabic, one note per syllable. ...
The town has a central old quarter
which is remarkably preserved. The Holy Roman Emperor had a
residence here at one stage so the cathedral and many palaces of the
officials are suitable magnificent. This area, protected by the
overlooking schloss, survive the 2nd ww bombing but large
swathes of the surrounding residential area were destroyed.
The tourist office runs a walking tour
around the old city which worked really well for us as it ...