Hallstatt - a little piece of heaven right here in Austria October 30th 2005 After a 4-hour stop over in Attnang-Puccheim which, thanks to the time change, turned out to be 5 hours, the friendly train worker told me the next stop would be Hallstatt. I jumped off into the cold air and walked down to the lake.
I was glad he told me the stop- I was afraid I had missed it when I saw a different lake pass. It was bizzare - the sun was just rising so the mountains and lake were ... read more
Europe » Austria » Upper Austria » Hallstatt 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
I am pursuing my MA in French at the University of Arkansas. While a UA undergrad, I had the opportunity to study in Rome, France and India. Next year I head back to Le Mans to teach English!... full info