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Tagged With: Austria

Vienna, the old capital of Austria-Hungary and the Habsburgs

This city is vastly different from Salzburg, the other Austrian city that I went to as Vienna (known as “Wien” in German; pronunciation is “vee-in”) was the seat of power during the Austria-Hungary Empire days. It was a large empire that rivaled other countries such as England, France, and Spain during its heyday. The Empire … Continue reading »

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Hitler’s Eagle Nest

So who was the one who authorized these concentration camps such as the ones at Dachau or Auschwitz in order to kill so many people? Easy, the notorious Adolf Hitler. And where did he make such a decision? At a place called the Eagle’s Nest although the locals call it Kehlsteinhaus which is in the … Continue reading »

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Salzburg, Austria

Being close to Munich, another good destination to travel to is Salzburg, Austria although it’s probably better to fly there (if coming from another location) or better yet, take the train from Munich to Salzburg. You almost don’t recognize the difference when crossing country borders as both countries speak the same language, German, and their … Continue reading »

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