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Natasha breaks an escalator in Austria and other observations on Salzburg and Munich travel

The travel home seemed to take a little longer than usual for our trips to Europe and it started with bang.  Boris and I got up at 5 am so we could catch our 6 am train to Munich.  I … Continue reading

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Salzburg, Austria

Our first morning in Salzburg, I toured the grounds of the Schloss Leopoldskron*.  It was built by the Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, Leopold Anton Freiherr von Firmian who commissioned the house as a family estate in 1736.  Upon his death, … Continue reading

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Last Day in Austria-Christkindl, Steyr, and Linz

2/3rds of the passengers on the boat are going to Salzburg today.  If Boris and I weren’t spending a week there in March, I would be on one of those buses too.  Boris signed us up for the optional tour … Continue reading

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Krems and the Wachau Valley, Austria

We docked early today in Krems, Austria and after breakfast boarded buses for the Gottweig Abbey, home to the Benedictine Monks.  Boris is feeling better after 21 hours of rest.  You can actually see the Abbey, set high on a … Continue reading

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Vienna, Austria

We woke to a foggy Danube.  Although it was predicted to be sunny and 45 degrees, it stayed gray and right around freezing all day.  I started out without the thermals and Uggs, but added them at midday and after … Continue reading

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