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Munich | Austria

It came as a little surprise when I was told that we would be crossing the borders and heading over to Salzburg, Austria! The first place we came to was Mirabell Garden where the film Sound of Music was filmed in the 60s. Quite sadly, my childhood was quite ching chong so I didn’t watch the show when I was younger. But I do remember snippets of the show, especially those classic scenes from videos I’ve watched over the years. Here are some pictures of the beautiful Mirabell Garden! The steps where the children in the movie sang “Do Re Mi” on! :p Our guide was this really cute Austrian lady named Ruth. The city was somewhat divided into two by the river. I have to say the atmosphere on the two sides is so different! The view on the connecting bridge was breathtaking too. And the buskers made the walking around extra enjoyable too! There are Mozart related souvenirs everywhere because this place is where Amadeus Mozart was born! And this was his birth …

Munich I

I am finally back from the days of being internet-less! This Europe trip felt really different from the previous one but it was just as good if not better. It was a rather last-minute decision because it was actually A’s company retreat getaway trip. They were going to Munich and she thought it would be great if we could tag along, and leave Munich on our own to finish off what we missed out from our previous Europe trip. We came back about a week in advance from our previous trip there because of my grandmother’s demise. And it felt like we have came one full circle after we finally finished up what we set out to do in the first place. We visited Munich, Austria (for a day), Paris and Barcelona this time round. I must say I am very proud that we managed to spend very little on this trip (muahaha!). I am really poor now. REALLY POOR! Need to start working my ass off again! Nuff of whining! 😀 Here are some …