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Away and Back Again!

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Susan
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Away and Back Again!

Post by Susan » Sat August 25th, 2012, 7:35 pm

I haven't been around for the past 10 days because I was in Europe. We visited Vienna and Salzburg in Austria and Munich in Germany with a day trip to Nuremberg. Right now I think it is 6 hours later than it is. This photo is of me at the 900 year old Hohensalzburg Castle in Salzburg which sits on top of a hill and has a spectacular view of the Alps. It was 93 F/34 C that day which is nowhere near typical Salzburg weather.
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Post by LoveHistory » Mon August 27th, 2012, 4:27 am

Glad to see you made it safely back, Susan. That's a lovely picture.

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Post by Vanessa » Mon August 27th, 2012, 10:01 am

Great photo! Looks very picturesque.
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Post by Madeleine » Mon August 27th, 2012, 10:25 am

Oh that's lovely. Salzburg is beautiful, I went in winter when it was all snowy. We didn't make it to the fortress as the funicular wasn't working, so we explored the Nonnberg Priory (where Maria von Trapp was a novice) - did you go there too Susan?
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Post by Susan » Mon August 27th, 2012, 12:01 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Oh that's lovely. Salzburg is beautiful, I went in winter when it was all snowy. We didn't make it to the fortress as the funicular wasn't working, so we explored the Nonnberg Priory (where Maria von Trapp was a novice) - did you go there too Susan?[/quote]

We didn't go to that priory, but it is possible to walk up to the fortress. My husband did, but I took the funicular. Perhaps when you went the walkway would have been too slippery because of the snow.
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Post by Madeleine » Mon August 27th, 2012, 1:59 pm

The funicular wasn't running, and my friend and I couldn't face all those steps! We were only there for a day, so weren't sure if we had enough time anyway, so we compromised and went to the priory, which was lovely and well worth the visit.
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