Monthly Archives: July 2002

What day is it anyway?

I must say that Evelyn’s directions were perfect, taking me from Badgastein to St. Wolfgang yesterday. I left Haus Hirt a little later than I might of wished to, but as you will read, it all worked out for the … Continue reading

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Who would of thought…

My morning began much earlier than I had expected today. I had forced myself to go to bed early last night as I was beginning to feel the wear and tear of the road. I got to bed around 11 … Continue reading

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See you next year Mr. Hall?

As I begin my last morning in Merano I find myself lying in bed in a 12th century castle called Castel Rundegg. (meaning “rounded corner”) It is nearly 7 in the morning now and I intend to be on the … Continue reading

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Thank you for a wonderful evening!

I am compelled to say that today had been one of the more quiet days of my trip, at least the later part of the day. Having left Castel Fragsburg just after 1 this afternoon, I only had a drive … Continue reading

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We are inspired of food

“We are inspired of food – and so grows harmony. The singular plates merge into one another. Taste, colour, and also the seasonal adaptation are bearing this harmony.” “Our kitchen brigade, lead by Chef de cuisine Josef Siess will surprise … Continue reading

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It would be impossible to describe the view that lay before me here in northern Italy as I sit on the terrace of the Castel Fragsburg (www.fragsburg.com), high above the village of Merano, so I won’t attempt to do so. … Continue reading

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My oh my – Basel Switzerland!

If Basel doesn’t mean beautiful in Switzerland, it certainly should. I must admit that when I departed Montreux on a rainy morning a few days ago, I had very little expectations for this city. In preparation for my trip, I … Continue reading

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What a life!

The train arrived right on time, as most of them do here in Europe. I knew I’d be there only one night, and in the morning I’d be right back at the station on my way to the airport to … Continue reading

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Why does it seem I am always running to catch a train on this trip? Two days ago I was running from platform 15 to 17 to catch a train from Zurich to Montreux, and today it was from Montreux … Continue reading

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A dog, a cat, and a man…

I find that when I am traveling, seldom does an opportunity like the one that is currently available present itself. What is that you ask? Well, it is the early afternoon right now and I find myself on the balcony … Continue reading

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