Friday, October 19, 2012

Salzburg, Austria

Day 12: Today we drove from Munich to Salzburg for a short day trip.
Salzburg Wins the Award For: Best Atmosphere, Best Pretzels (sorry Munich!)
Jason was sick today - he literally slept all day. Feeling the guilty wife right now, (he told me to go!) John, Mallory and I drove to Salzburg via autobahn to catch a Sound of Music bike tour with Fraulein Maria's bike tours. I will be honest and say I haven't seen Sound of Music in a few years, but it was still so fun to see all of the places that the movie was filmed. Apparently, the people of Salzburg only recently started warming up to the idea of the movie -  but now they love it. We got to hear about the history of the real life couple as well, so that was fun!


Fountain from "I Have Confidence"

Untersburg in the distance

The back of the house

The front of the house...notice that the front and back look nothing alike!


The town was extremely bikeable, which made the tour fun and easy. There was a festival going on downtown, so we even got to try a pretzel from the oldest pretzel stand in Salzburg...mmm!


Buying my pretzel with marzipan

We made a quick lunch stop afterwards and had some weiss beer and weisswurst along the river. I thought both were delicious!

Since Jason wasn't feeling so well, we cut our day a little short and made our way back to Munich to hang out with him. He was resting up because the next day was...


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