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[Photo Journal] The hills are alive in Salzburg Austria


Myra here.

We are excited to share photographs every Tuesday about our recent or long-ago travels, or just everyday stuff that appealed to our mindful eye and sharp sensibilities as captured through fleeting images.

A month ago, my travel buddy and very good friend Tuting Hernandez and I took a day-trip to Salzburg from Munich. The view and the entire landscape were simply breathtaking. This is one city I will have to visit again in my lifetime: I think I would spend a minimum of three days here in this gorgeous place to really soak in the sights and sounds.

The Hills are Alive in Salzburg Austria


“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” 
― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky


“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” 
― Anita Desai


“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” 
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road


“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” 
― Marcel Proust


“Travel brings power and love back into your life.” 
― Rumi


“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” 
― Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 7: 1966-1974


“I read; I travel; I become” 
― Derek Walcott


“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” 
― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas


“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emerson’s Essays


“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” 
― Gustave Flaubert


“may came home with a smooth round stone
as small as a world and as large as alone.” 
― E.E. Cummings


“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live.” 
― Hans Christian Andersen, The Fairy Tale of My Life: An Autobiography


“We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of the tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind and are scattered.” 
― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet


“My dream is to walk around the world. A smallish backpack, all essentials neatly in place. A camera. A notebook. A traveling paint set. A hat. Good shoes. A nice pleated (green?) skirt for the occasional seaside hotel afternoon dance.” 
― Maira Kalman, The Principles of Uncertainty


“See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.” 
― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

2 comments on “[Photo Journal] The hills are alive in Salzburg Austria

  1. Pingback: [Photo Journal] Mirabell Palace and Dwarf Garden in Salzburg | Gathering Books

  2. Pingback: [Photo Journal] St. Michael’s Church in Mondsee Salzburg | Gathering Books

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