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... but probably not quite worth whatever I paid for it.
Having seen most of what I wanted to see in the main part of the city, I took the tram to Vysehrad, which was off the edge of my map. However, I was still able to find the fort and fort grounds there. The fort grounds were peaceful and provided a good walk. I saw a church, statues, and some park areas. Also, since I had taken the tram to the area atop the hill, I had a nice walk downhill back to the river.
I did ...
... in musicals if they did that more often...
There's a few things in the movie that I found really interesting. The front of the Von Trapp family house and the estate's gardens and lake were filmed in two different locations. The inside is different as well, that's actually in Hollywood as the building owners wouldn't give permission for filming inside. The front of the church, the wedding scene, is at Nonnberg Abbey where the inside is in a beautiful basilica in ...
... room for most of the houses. A few of the bigger ones had 2 stories and a smaller side side room.There was a communal toilet and the last house to get running water and electricity was after world war 2! Unusually, the tenants weren't just people related to the castle. Artists and even a film producer lived there continuously for years. For the majority of the time however, it housed people needed for castle life - the blacksmith, sewing woman, candle maker ...
Apparently it would take him up to 10 years to save enough top travel.
We tried to explain to him how lucky he was to live in such a beautiful
city. But all he said was "That is because you are tourist. If you live
here one month you will see not so good". Once again we were reminded
that everything we see and experience is from a position of privilege,
which can be far different from the reality of being a local.
... We felt completely unwelcome in the sanctuary and quickly left. Fortunately at St. Nicholas church, photography was welcomed, people were invited in to look around, to sit and meditate or pray and the church had such a warm atmospher that we stayed there quite a while.
We were able to wander into many buildings and of course strolled for many hours today...5 hours of walking, a short rest and another couple and back ...