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In a way, perhaps the lemon of an SOM tour was a blessing. We ended the tour late in the afternoon and by then, most of the sights and shops were either closed or closing. From Mozartplatz, we decided to … Continue reading
NOT the Sound of Music tour!
I admit it. I am a Sound of Music fan. A big one. I grew up on a diet of re-runs of The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady and all those grand old musicals. I know the dialogue by … Continue reading
Dachstein plateau and Hallstatt salt mine
Genteel lakeside strolls aside, there is actually plenty to do in the hills above Hallstatt. In summer, you could easily spend at least a week just taking long hikes through meadows, reaching rugged peaks and stunning views you only see … Continue reading
It’s hard to take a bad photograph in Hallstatt when every corner throws up an enchanting garden, a quaint detail or a breathtaking view. All those European postcard cliches come true in Hallstatt. Snow-touched mountains – check. Colourful old houses … Continue reading