Day 4b - Salzburg December 14th 2006 Salzburg is awesome. Salzburg is a very walkable town, and with our hotel being in the old section of town, it is very easy to navigate to the most interesting sites in the city.
The Christmas markets are just a few blocks away. The first hint we were near the action wasn't the aroma of sausages and gluhwein, but of the horses - that pull the carriages around town that base at Residence Platz ... read more
Europe » Austria » Salzburg » Salzburg 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
It's not about the destination, it's about the journey.....A sense of humor, a dose of courage, an ounce of prevention....all of those little sayings are quotes to live by to ensure that the journey is everything you want and more.
This journey was planned beginning in the fall of 2005, over a year in the making. On my previous trip to Germany and Austria, I decided that I really wanted to experience the Weihnachtmarkts - or Christmas markets - of Germany and Salzburg. Things just didn't work out that my husband Jeff could travel with me, nor a friend - so I ventured alone - sort of. My ... full info