Shopping with one last hurrah

So today marked my final day in Germany, and although I’ve enjoyed my time here, I’m ready to get home and back to my cats, my family and my friends. And air conditioning. It’s really the little things that count, right? So today’s plan was to get to the Residenz when it opened at 9…

Locking myself up in a fortress

Knowing that I had to leave my air-conditioned hotel in Salzburg eventually, I slept in this morning: almost until 9 a.m. I begrudgingly pulled myself out of bed and quickly showered and dressed, though, because I wanted to trudge up to Hohensalzburg Fortress before it got too hot in the day. Well, perhaps not trudge: I…