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Salzburg

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  • Day1795

    Mit Züglein hin, losgestapft, rumgestapft, Fotos gemacht, weitergestapft, Kunst entdeckt!, Berg nauf gestapft:o, Berg entlang gestapft, Burg reingestapft, endlich essi, gucken, runterbrausen, weiterstapfen, heimfahren, Nahtod, Pizza, Bett :) #coolio #mitmelliontour

    - Park Mirabell
    - Salzach Promenade
    - Festung Hohensalzburg
    - Mozarts Geburtshaus
    - Griesgasse und Altstadt incl. Wanner
    - ...

  • Day11

    Und da geht's in aller früh schon los mit den kleinen Missgeschicken... Mal so nebenbei meine Brille zerstört... Nagut geht schon... Aber fast blind jetzt
    Christian sucht mal wieder.... Seinen Schlüssel
    So alles aufgesattelt, kann ja nichts mehr schief gehen... Und da geht's hoch aufs Gaberl.
    Katastrophe Nummer 1: Ubs... So war das aber nicht geplant, so sollte mein Hinterrad nicht aussehen. Glatt, arschglatt, null Profil mehr.... Das sah doch vor 3 Tagen definitiv ganz anders aus...
    Am Gaberl - - - die Suche nach einem Reifen kann beginnen. Kein Glück... Also runter vom Berg
    Mensch... das ist schon ein mulmiges Gefühl so mit nix am Reifen fahren.. .. 😥😥😥😰😰😰🙈🙈
    Unten angekommen.... Ach da ist ja ein Öamtc da fragen wir mal... Aber die wissen auch nix....

    So aufgepasst Katastrophe 2 naht mit riesen Schritten: Christian braucht eine Rauchpause und ich soll vor fahren.... Also los gefahren... Lage sondiert und da ortsunkundigt immer brav der Navi App nach. Und nix gesehen nur Autospenglerei, Lackiererei...
    Anruf: du blindes Huhn, was fährst du denn überall vorbei... Hää???? Bin verwirrt... FORSTINGER???? Reifenhersteller???? Da war nix😟😩
    Dann:ja wo fährst du denn... Aha alles klar... Ich bin woanders... Rumhantiererei, Apps auf und zu... Wo fahr ich hin???? Ja fahr mal weiter 5min...

    Mach ich, dann ungefähr abgeklärt wo es hingehen soll.
    Katastrophe die 3. Wo bin ich????
    Und da läutet schon wieder das Telefon... Stehenbleiben, Handy abmontieren, anrufen.... Du bisch vorbei gefahren...
    Okay umdrehen, Navi app starten, Lage sondieren, losstarten, Handy läutet... Herr im Himmel i kann nit abnehmen, Baustellenbereich, abbiegen geht a nit... Also nächste Ausweiche rein, ... Umdrehen und da werde ich schon angemault ... Du bist am Autohaus vorbei... Hää ja stimmt 2 Meter.... Also weiter wieder umdrehen... Handy montieren, alle Apps auf, Verfolgerapp wieder an... Uff geht... Scheisse Verfolgerapp macht nach einer Minute schwarz... Scheiß Handschuhe, bedienen geht nicht... Stehen bleiben, Verfolger App hat keine Verbindung.. Will sich nicht verbinden... Also wieder anrufen... Wo bin ich den gerade....
    Ich schmeiß gleich Handy und Vespa in den Graben... I mag nimmer.... I habs doch gewusst, a scheiß Idee mich vorfahren zu lassen...

    Irgendwie mit viel Glück ging dann die App doch wieder und nach einer gefühlten Ewigkeit haben wir uns gefunden.

    Und da gehts gleich ohne Pause weiter... Weil i bin ja da... Nur blöd, dass die Handschuhe halb hängend irgendwie an der Vespa montiert sind... Auch schon egal.... Aber sie gingen nicht verloren....

    Mittagspause!!!!! Endlich mal eine Pause!!!! Hatte bis 12uhr keine... Außer einer kurzen am Gaberl...
    Erneute Versuche einen Mechaniker mit einem richtigen Reifen zu finden.... Uff da haben wir einen... Plan:ich fahr über die Autobahn... Christian über den Pass.., alles gut🙈

    So losstarten... Und da fahre ich und fahre und fahre und wo ist die Autobahn..... Mannnomann .... Irgendwann dann auf der Autobahn düst sie dahin die Vespa... Die Navi App will dauernd runter... Und da kämpfen wir.... Anruf bei einer Werkstatt.... Ja ich bekomme einen Reifen....

    Hab sogar die kleine Werkstatt gefunden..... In einer Stunde soll es fertig sein.... Okay dauerte länger, wurde auch etwas mehr gemacht..... Ölwechsel weil der war fällig, uiii uiii uiii.... Zu Hause wird sie gleich zum Service gebracht....

    So gegen 5 Uhr endlich fertig.... Auf zum Einkaufszentrum in Salzburg weil da wartet der Christian... Boa welch Verkehr... Endlich da... Geschafft...

    Was lernen wir daraus???
    * Wenn es klappert ist es schlimm!!!!
    * Blick auf den Hinterreifen erspart einem eine nervöse Fahrt... nicht nur den Vorderen ansehen... BEIDE!!!!
    * wenn ich vorfahre, fahr ich sicher anders als dein Navi lieber Christian
    * Verfolgerapp braucht Optimierungen.... Aber es geht, ich komm klar...
    *Daueranruf machts nicht besser.... Nur mich nervös... Außerdem stresst es, mein Schatz ich muss dauernd alles ab und aufmontieren

    Aber:wir lernen auch:ich komm von a nach b und finde Mechaniker und Einkaufszentrum... 🛵

    Alles gut... Ob ich heute von Kurven und glatten Reifen träume???
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  • Day164

    Salzburg's Christkindlmarkt had come highly recommended so we took the bus 5km and back over the Austrian border to Salzburg city centre, a little while before sunset.

    Instead of going straight to the market we crossed the love-lock and light swathed bridge to explore the streets on the opposite bank. Looking back over the river we saw a panorama of large pastel coloured buildings almost hiding the palaces and cathedral whose turrets, domes and spires peaked about their rooves before the city rose with the landscape, up a misty cliff on top of which there were more grand residences.

    Walking towards the market we passed a line of horse drawn carriages, ready with warm rugs and sheepskins. The window display of a shop called 'Christmas in Salzburg' caught our eye. It was a reasonably large shop that brimmed with handpainted glass and egg baubles. There was every style imaginable and many were adorned with jewels, pearls, lace and even cross stitch. The standard of painting was amazing, each one a mini masterpiece! It was only knowing how easily delicate things are broken in the van that saved us from splashing out and coming away loaded with egg boxes!

    The market itself was spread between two adjacent squares; those of the Cathedral and the Palace. The luxurious buildings provided a dramatic backdrop to the festivities. Stalls were larger and greater in their number than at other markets we'd visited. There was plenty of space but with all the focus being on one area, as the evening progressed and tour and school groups descended, it began to feel crowded as we were jostled from either side. A great range of languages were spoken and including the first native English speakers we'd heard for a while. There was a commercial feel, with many stalls selling the same things and it reminded us a little of the big German market in Birmingham. Our Salzburg experience ended with live Austrian carols sung by a school choir outside the Cathedral.

    The bus back was 15 cold minutes late but at least this time we had confidence that we were at the right stop and that it was coming! We had a little panic when approaching the German border because we'd left our passports in the van and unlike on the way out, there were officials on duty and checks taking place. Luckily they waved the bus through, just doing a rough count of how many people were on board.
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  • Day23

    It turns out we needed more recovery time than expected after Oktoberfest, as we started battling a cold in Mozart's hometown - Salzburg. We found out the hard way that no pharmacies or grocery stores are open on a Sunday so we had to fight through our colds by taking it easy, but we still managed to enjoy our limited time in this beautiful city. The scenery is unique, nestled in the Alps with a river running through it, buildings carved into the cliffs, a castle overhead and an old wall surrounding the town. They also had a lively atmosphere in the town due to their own Oktoberfest celebration; their culture seemed similar to the Bavarian culture we experienced in Munich, but a smaller town feel.Read more

  • Day11

    Nice garden. I was here when i was a baby. 👶🏼I love Austria.❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️💋💋💋💋🦄😎

  • Day9

    Left at 8am for a two hour bus ride to Salzburg through the beautiful Austrian countryside. Made a put stop at a restaurant area overlooking Lake M,___, where some of the Sound of Music was filmed.

    Salzburg, the Salt City built its wealth through salt mining over the last several centuries. Another claim to fame is the Mozart was born here. (He spent his adult years in Vienna.) We started the day with a 90 minute walking tour after which we had 3 hours before the return trip.

    Tauck gave 20euros to each of us for a lunch as well as coins for the toilets. We visited the baroque St. Stephen's Cathedral and a beautiful little cemetery. We shared fish stew and a smoked fish plate for lunch before touring Mozart's birthplace. Honestly, it didn't move me very much...collections if family portraits and brief histories if his family...the violin he played as a child, a few letters to his wife and some sheets of Music..but not original scores like we viewed at Libowitcz Palace.

    At this stop, we had the choice of Salzburg or Chetsky ______, a restored medieval UNESCO town, said to be impressive. But we felt like we'd regret missing Salzburg. The small, old town is pretty with pretty gardens best the Bishop's home, winding streets filled with nicely restored architecture and two cathedrals. I know I'm probably jaded by the beautiful Prague and the well restored Regensburg and Passau. I'm guessing that Tauck gives a choice here because Salzburg is part of their Alps land tour, which several passengers had already done.

    But, other travellers reported that the Chetsky was nice, but easily finishes by pm, especially since it started raining at 1pm. OK forgot to mention that Salzburg gets rain 200+ days a year. We were extremely lucky to have a sunny, sweater day.
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  • Day13

    Whats TSOM? Hahaha. I can't stop humming 'the hills are alive, with the sound of music.....' yes salzburg is also the birth place for The Sound Of Music! We will be going for the SOM tour tomorrow lol.

  • Day14

    Do-re-mi? Yeah this is where the final sequence is being shot for this song. It also marks the end of our 4 hr tour. There is a few sing along moments as the cd is played (abeit that the cd is not very good) which is quite fun. And you can identify who are those die hard fans from the way they can remember the lyrics lol.

You might also know this place by the following names:

Salzburg, Salzburgo, سالزبورغ, Zaltsburq, Såizburg, Горад Зальцбург, Залцбург, সলজবুর্গ, Зальцбург, Salcburk, Σάλτσμπουργκ, زالتسبورگ, Salzbourg, Estado de Salzburgo, સાલ્ઝબર્ગ, זלצבורג, साल्ज़बोर्ग, Զալցբուրգ, SZG, Salisburgo, ザルツブルク, ზალცბურგი, ಸಾಲ್ಜ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್‌, 잘츠부르크, Salisburgium, Salisburgh, Zalcburgas, Zalcburga, जाल्त्सबुर्ग, Salzborg, Salisburgu, Салцбург, Иёлати Залтсбург, ซาลซ์บูร์ก, Lungsod ng Salzburg, Saltzburg, سالزبرگ, Sałisburgo, 柴尔兹孛格, זאלצבורג, 萨尔斯堡

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