The border between the Czech Republic and Austria offered a sharp contrast. The highway and the surroundings changed instantly on crossing,┬áreflecting the relative wealth of Austria, and the long economic doldrums suffered by the Czechs under Soviet domination. Once on the Austrian side, we noticed even country houses were in excellent repair, often… Continue reading Salzburg

A Tour of Regensburg

The tour of Regensburg was led by Margit, a local guide with a personalized itinerary that led us past numerous sites of either historical or culinary interest, finishing in front of the Gothic St Peter's church. Peter is seen in a boat under the cross but well above the entry portal (scroll down when external… Continue reading A Tour of Regensburg