After spending my first night in Vienna having a walk through the old town, I met up with Josh and Wendy, some friends from New Zealand. They were staying with Yara, their friend from Austria who lives in Vienna. The four of us spent the next couple of days doing a bit of sightseeing, eating lots of delicious food and drinking Austrian beer.
After a really incredible train ride through the mountains between Slovenia and Austria I arrived in Salzburg. I spent the first afternoon walking through the old town, with the Festung Hohensalzburg (Salzburg Fortress) towering over the city from atop the hill. It’s no wonder that it has never been taken by force, it would make an extremely formidable sight for anyone attacking the city.
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