DomQuartier Salzburg

In 2014 Salzburg completed a substantial restoration of the episcopal buildings surrounding its 17th century cathedral. There are a couple of different entrances, both of which link to a circle tour that includes several museums and the public and private apartments of the prince-bishops. The entrance next to the main entrance to the cathedral seems [...]

It Should Have Been a Walk in the Park

The Isartal south of Munich is mostly a wildlife preserve (Naturschutzgebiet) with well-developed trails along both banks of the Isar. A walk from Schäftlarn to Wolfratshausen looked to be in the cards. High waters from recent snowmelt were not enough to flood the banks of the Isar. Early signs of Spring on the last days [...]