Asalle in Austria & Germany, Pt. 1

Asalle in Austria and GermanyLetter One

Dearest Max,

Greetings from Salzburg! I hope that California is as beautiful and warm as is Salzburg (literally: salt castle) at the moment. What comes to your mind when I tell you I am in Austria? Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? Lederhosen? Bier?

Of course, you would not be wholly wrong. Several years ago, a German student once expressed to me that the one thing he learned from living in an international dorm was that stereotypes are true! The Austrian traditions of wearing lederhosen and dirndls and drinking bier (which quite often go hand in hand) are alive and well, and Salzburg is an incomparable haven of baroque architecture and music…

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(To be continued!)

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