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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.
... put together your own personal picnic to take back to your table in your beer hall and have soakage as you drink... all very well done. Stiegl was my other brewery visit, as they advertise a tour of their main brewery, on of the largest in the country. It was more a tour of the beer museum than the plant itself, but was worth a visit and included 3 free beers, one of which was a very yummy Christmas honey brew... mmmm!
On my final day ...
... 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.
... in Austria. The steepness of the track provided plenty of opportunities for silly gravity-bending games, including imitation ski jumping (Gareth won).
Unfortunately the bad weather meant we couldn’t see 30 metres in front of us at the top of the mountain, let alone any breathtaking views across the valley. So we settled in for a night of Austrian germknodel and beer (and cheesy songs on the jukebox like 'Der kaffee ist fertig'... ...
... with the Alps in the backdrop. The first thing we saw when we got in Salzburg was a horse carriage. I can't tell you how excited I was to know that Mozart and many other famous composers had at some point walk on the same street and breathe the same air! A little bit of geography info here: Salzburg is located on the very west of Austria, the center of the city is located on the banks of the Salzach River. The ...
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