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... so no pics will do it justice (I took video though). So instead of a snow pic, I have attached a special photo I took today at the zoo.
Then after that excitement I got the funicular up to the fortress and my battery died after 3 photos so they are not very good but it was worth it to get a video of the Pumas.
Now am hoping for some sun tomorrow which is my last day in Salzburg. I wanna see those magnificent mountains.
... or just wearing more - I am in a silk thermal, 3 merino wool layers, a fleece, & down jacket on top, a silk thermal, wool layer, jeans & high boots on the bottom, and a headscarf and hat, with a huge scarf over a buff round my neck. I had forgotten how long it takes to get dressed to go out in the morning and what a performance it is going to the loo, with all these clothes! My 3 dorm-mates at the hostel are all solo ...
... Ok, that's not true.
Although no snow, I'm almost as excited about the prospect of seeing some sun tomorrow, as I have not seen one bit of sun since I left Sydney. The last tiny patch of blue sky I saw poking through clouds was in London, but haven't seen the orb since I left home. I'm doing the touristy places tomorrow so hopefully I will have some amazing views ahead of me.
... this coffee and strudel thing is getting to be a habit). We walked the town and nothing was open.
So, onto Traunkirche, near Bad Ischl. A little gem of a town on the Traunsee. On the way, the Garmin took us along a beautiful forested road, very narrow but scenic. Traunkirche has
gorgeous views of the Alps. We walked the town, but again, everything was closed. The Jesuit church ...
... areas. When I went looking for the sauna’s and hot tubs behind these closed doors, little did I know, that it was a huge naked oasis for both men and women to enjoy together. No funny stuff, just a bunch of people enjoying steam baths, hot rooms, whirpools, footbaths and cold plunges. After I checked it all out and felt comfortable I would not embarrassment myself, I shed my bathing suit and joined ...