I Have Confidence in Rain
Trip Start May 24, 2011
41Trip End Jul 12, 2011
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Yesterday, I climbed up to the Hohensalzburg Fortress. It's this huge castle that overlooks Salzburg and it's one of the largest medieval castles in Europe! The hike was terrible since it was raining and freezing and the walkway was just stones, so I kept slipping. BUT, I didn't fall and didn't even think about turning around. That deserves a pat on the back. :) It was filled with a lot of historical battle stuff which I didn't exactly find fascinating, but they did have this really cool mechanical organ
Today, I bought a 24 hour museum card (expensive, but I busted my butt getting to see everything I could for free with the card). Two of the highlights were visiting Mozart's Birthplace and Mozart's Residence. I visited Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Birthplace first and that didn't really have a lot of memorabilia as I thought. In one of the rooms, they just reconstructed how they thought it would look. Um, I think I could do that- just place a piano in the middle of the room with a bench and voilą! Ha. But they did have some locks of his hair. How cool, right? Who wouldn't wanna see that? Kidding! Um... eww! So, a little disappointing, but it's still cool to be like "Mozart popped out right at this spot!!" Haha. Then I continued to Mozart's Residence, which was definitely cooler- even though he only lived there 7 years because he was traveling and performing for over 3000 days of his life!! They had his first piano that he ever owned and I got a picture (so sneaky since pictures weren't allowed!).
All over the city there is Mozart memorabilia
I'm getting excited for The Sound of Music tour tomorrow!! I just need to make a friend on the trip who will take pictures of me at all the locations!! Any volunteers? :)
P.S. I added my first video, so let me know if you can see it!