I’ve been reviewing a lot of my old travel blog posts recently and sharing the more interesting ones on Facebook and Twitter. While doing this, I noticed a glaring omission on my part. There was a story I never told because, at the time, I was so embarrassed by my naiveté with respect to the opposite … Continue reading The English woman on the train from Ljubljana to Salzburg
We saw the castle on the hill in Bratislava, Slovakia, walked around the old city, where we had a nice lunch in an outdoor restaurant. I had goulash, which I still hadn’t eaten on this trip, despite where I’ve traveled. We only spent a few hours in Slovakia and then went back to Austria.
We checked out of the pension this morning around 10 a.m. and made it to the train in time for the 11 a.m. train to Innsbruck. The train is surprisingly empty and we had our own little set of seats, but not in a cabin, rather in the coach.
I’m now on the train towards Innsbruck, less than two hours away from Salzburg. It is 11:45 a.m.
A nice breakfast was served at Tauernhof, but there was no meat. The first stop on our day tour of Salzburg was the post office, where Kirsten mailed about a half-million postcards by airmail at about 80 cents (8,5 ATS) a whack. At that point I decided that only immediate family would receive postcards by … Continue reading Salzburg, Austria
Kirsten and I arrived in Salzburg around 3 p.m. on Sunday. We went to the hotel reservation desk and got a room at Pension Tauernhof (325 ATS per person per night) (15 ATS per person reservation fee). The room was wonderful, with W.C. and a full bath, and it came with breakfast. It was located … Continue reading Salzburg, Austria
I haven’t written anything down for about four days now, so I have some catching up to do. I am westbound on IC train 566 from Vienna to Salzburg. (Actually at St. Pölters Hbf.) These IC trains are not nearly as nice as the EC trains like the one we rode on Friday. The woman … Continue reading Journal Update