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Sunday Morning Promenade Concert

Slept in, had breakfast of apples and cake (let them eat cake) and walked out to the Orangerie and sat down to wait for the Promenade concert. At 10:30, the band (orchestra) of the Salzburg municipal staff marched in, raising thoughts of On The Razzle (but these musicians were in neat blue blazers). They were to play seven pieces, but after two pieces, the rain was falling so heavily that the concert had to be abandoned. Pity, because they were good.

Incidentally, we did not discover until we returned much later that the hotel supplies an umbrella in the closet for the use of its guests, so rain is not an uncommon happening in Salzburg.

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Birthplace of Doppler, of the Doppler effect, Salzburg
Photo DSCF1312 on 15 Jun 2002
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The fortress, seen from across the river, Salzburg
Photo DSCF1313 on 15 Jun 2002
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Members of the municipal employees orchestra walking to the concert, Mirabell Gardens
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Members of the municipal employees orchestra playing at the concert, Mirabell Gardens, before it was rained out.
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Eufron: the audience for the concert by the municipal employees orchestra, at the start of the rain.
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Trolleybus in front of Mozarts house, Salzburg
Photo Fuji0020 on 18 Jun 2002
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The local light rail line, Salzburg Lokalbahn, goes underground in the downtown, to platforms in the basement of Hbf


Photo DSCF1336 on 16 Jun 2002

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