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The rise and fall of power  
   

The rise and fall of power

This fountain was really interesting. It was a gold coin placed ontop of a fountain, and the king used it as a symbol of the rise and fall of power - all it takes is a flick of a switch and it could come tumbling down!
The hills are alive, with the sound of...snoring?

September 29th 2007
I know it’s taken a while, but I’ve finally found a moment or two, amidst getting settled into my housing in Freiburg and starting uni to get back to my blog...So without further ado... I was unsure what to expect of my second Youth Hostel experience as I made my way 2 hours south of Munich to Salzburg, Austria, having had such an unusual experience the first time. However, as Veronika (oldes ... read more
Europe » Austria » Salzburg » Salzburg

Austrian Flag Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria'... ... read more
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