Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Jet Setters

TravelinOma, yearning for Europe.
(Airport at 6:00 am.)


TravelinOpa with a case of jet lag.
(Munich airport at 6:am the next day.)


Almost there!
(Train from Munich to Salzburg.)


Stairs + Suitcases = Heart attack!
(Salzburg.)

The charming Hotel Weisse Taube.
(Right in the heart of the old city, it has large rooms, large bathrooms, and a tiny elevator. We've stayed here many times and it's a gem at $156 a night, taxes and breakfast included.)


Almost directly across the street is the 5-star Hotel Altstadt.
It is $450 a night, breakfast not included.
(The buildings for both hotels are from the 1300's, so deep down they're just the same.)


We settled in, took a 2-hour nap to cancel out jet lag, and went out for a walk in the rain.


Salzburg is our Liebling's Stadt. It is where we came from.
(This is the view from our window.)


Weinerschnitzel with a slice of lemon...


followed by a moonlit stroll...


and some window shopping.
(Exquisite display photos in coming posts.)

Back to the hotel...


where TravelinOpa snuggles up with his feather tick,

and TravelinOma uses her personal night light to read herself to sleep.
(Adventures continue tomorrow.)


23 comments:

mama jo said...

looks like fun...

Kay Dennison said...

Hpw I envy you this wonderful trip!!! I love the photos and can't wait for your adventures!!!!

Annie said...

Welcome home! I've missed reading your royal blogginess :)

Christie said...

Looks so quaint and charming. I can't wait to see the rest.

P.S. The picture of you sleeping on the train with Gabi is not a bad picture! I thought it was cute. Therefore, there will be no revenge in bad pictures of me. I am not cute.

Bridget said...

Looks like a great trip. And your NYC trip too! Good to have you back.

Kenny, Linsey, Caleb and Isaac said...

What a wonderful adventure - I love Salzburg and I will be taking notes for my next visit. I am salivating right now thinking of the delectable delights you will sample. Can't wait for more pictures and stories.

Ashlee said...

We missed you! So glad you are back! :0)
It looks gorgeous over there. I can't wait for more pictures.

MissKris said...

So glad you made it back home safely! Thanks for coming by and catching up.

Bev said...

welcome home, you've been missed

I'm looking forward with great anticipation to living vicarously through your trip!

Holly said...

I've never been to Salzburg, but I want to put it on my agenda for my next trip. I can't wait to see more.

the hogan's said...

looks amazing!

i'm kelly said...

i love it! keep the adventures coming. i love the pic with the head lamp!

kenju said...

I know you will enjoy yourselves. The city looks charming!

gramakas said...

I'm so excited to get the full report!!! It will be like being there myself! So glad you went and that you are back safe and sound. Now don't leave out any of the details....

Connie said...

Oh thank you... these pics are wonderful... I am 'studying' them to get the feeling I am there. Thanks for your comments on my blog. You are an inspiration!

SaraLynn said...

welcome Back!!! You have been missed :)

Thank you for sharing these pictures! I can imagine myself there! How fun!

whit said...

i love the pictures..looks like so much fun. glad that you are back from all of your adventures.

gab said...

That weinerschnitzel is obscene! I thought veal were BABIES? Can't wait for more...

Lindsey said...

Looks positively dreamy. Enjoy

Eric & Becky said...

Your pictures bring back memories of our trip to Salzburg. I had the best milk chocolate truffles of my life there. Nothing in the chocolate world to compare. I too took many pictures of the window displays and loved the demeanor of the people - genteel and gracious. Thanks for letting me peek in.

Becky

Joy Des Jardins said...

Oh my gosh...what great pictures Marty...even the sleeping ones....you are so adorable. It all looks wonderful; but we're very glad you're back. We missed you 'just a little.'

SaraLynn said...

I have really enjoyed your blog for your humor, wisdom and willingness to share your adventures!
I have given you an award!
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♥Maren said...

We are going to Salzburg! I am loving all your posts... now I am so mad that I didn't pick your brain!