Tagged Austria

Driving the Autobahn

Driving on the autobahn in Germany, Austria and Switzerland is fun, fast and at times frustrating when there’s a traffic jam. The autobahn is built for speed with smooth pavement and wide curves. If you are used to driving on the interstate and highways in the U.S., driving the autobahn is vastly different from driving…

Fussen and St Wolfgang

As we leave Austria, here are a few parting shots of Fussen, Germany located in the State of Bavaria, Salzburg, and the Austrian village St. Wolfgang, located along the side of a Lake Wolfgang in the Alps not far from Salzburg. These photos are from Fussen, Germany – I love the colorful buildings and the the…

The Hills Are Alive…

We’re back near Salzburg, staying in the small village of Grödig,  just 10 miles from Salzburg. It’s quiet and quaint – away from the crowds of Salzburg.  But if you want to go into Salzburg, there is a bus stop nearby with frequent service that will have you in the heart of the city in about 20 minutes.…

Vienna In Black and White

There are some cities that are best photographed in black and white to bring out the beautiful architectural details. Vienna is one of those cities. But even in a city like Vienna, some things are best photographed in color… This beautiful wedding cake was in the window of an amazing pastry shop. And a street…

Greetings from Salzburg

We’ve arrived in Salzburg and the castle where we are staying is beautiful. However, there is no Internet, and it will be a couple of days before I post again. In the mean time, does anyone know what these are? There was a bakery in Fussen that sold them. They were about the size of a softball… Share