Saturday was market day in Chamonix. The market opened from 7am to 1pm and was located near Place du Mont Blanc – where I happened to pass by on my way to the train station that morning, and caught a glimpse of the Climbing World Cup Lead qualifying round.Continue reading “Hiking: Grand Balcon Sud, France”
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Hiking: Lacs des Chéserys, France
Leaving Lac Blanc, I began to hike down to the intersection of la Flégère and Lacs desChéserys where most people descended to the former. I took the latter in an attempt to see the other three lakes.Continue reading “Hiking: Lacs des Chéserys, France”
That’s a Wrap – Munich, Germany
Sorry for the absence in the past month. I’ve been busy – had friends visiting from the States, and passed my Portuguese A1 exam.
Now that I’m back. First, I would like to wrap up the Bavarian/Salzburg trip from last autumn, which is long overdue. Then I will write about my spring week in London, visiting friends and seeing a couple of shows on the West End. Then a dinner at the ONLY Michelin-starred Japanese/Portuguese restaurant in Portugal, and recipes of course.Continue reading “That’s a Wrap – Munich, Germany”
World Voice Day in Lisbon
April 16th was World Voice Day. A special concert was held at the National Pantheon in Lisbon.
A picture perfect day in the medieval town of Óbidos.Continue reading “Óbidos, Portugal”
Munich Germany – Art & Opera
Sunday is €1 museum day at the Pinakotheks. I had Leberkäse for breakfast, then headed over to the Alte Pinakothek for my appointed time entry.Continue reading “Munich Germany – Art & Opera”
The whole time I was in Salzburg, the sky was overcast. It wasn’t until the day I was leaving the sun finally came out.
So, instead of heading straight back to Munich as I had originally planned, I stowed my luggage at the Salzburg train station and went on a day trip to the village of Hallstatt.Continue reading “Hallstatt, Austria”
Salzburg Jazz Festival & Goodbye Salzburg
Feeling buzzed after the amazing lunch at the Esszimmer, I took a stroll beside the Salzach river towards the old town, picking up fallen chestnuts along the way.Continue reading “Salzburg Jazz Festival & Goodbye Salzburg”
Hellbrunn Palace was built between 1613 and 1619 by Prince-Archbishop Markus Sittikus. It is named after the clear(hell) spring(brunn)” from the namesake mountain that supplied it.
The palace is famous for its Mannerist Trick Fountains.Continue reading “Hellbrunn Palace”
Sightseeing in Salzburg
On my second day in Salzburg, I bought a Salzburg Card and began sightseeing.
The first place I visited was the Mirabell Palace and Gardens.