was introducing my parents to a place i hold so dear to my heart. it felt really surreal because my life there was so fantastic that it often felt like a dream. having my parents visit, though, somehow confirmed that it was actually a reality; a collision of two worlds, if you will. i was so thrilled (though not surprised) that they loved my city and i think i was probably glowing with pride the whole time. i get such strong pangs of longing and nostalgia when i recall any memory from salzburg but the memories from their visit are particularly special to me.
since it’s almost mother’s day…..i thought i would post some more photos of their visit, in hopes that it makes my mom smile!
my dad, pointing to some kind of fruit or vegetable at the market in universitaetplatz. i don’t know why he was pointing. chances are he didn’t know why either.:
me, standing in front of one of my classroom buildings on rudolfskai:
my parents in caroline’s and my room. i miss that room; one of the best living situations i’ve ever had… and, coincidentally, the only time i’ve ever shared a room with someone. i did, however, hate those horrid curtains….:
one of the dwarves in mirabell gardens (there are dozens and my dad loved them! he took a picture of every single one, which made me really happy.):
mozart’s statue in mozartplatz:
my dad, standing in front of their hotel. i loved this hotel! it’s located just outside of salzburg near the base of the untersberg mountain so they had to take a bus to and from town each day, which really stressed them out (they couldn’t ever remember the name of their bus stop). silly parents. :
great….now i miss my parents. i don’t miss salzburg, though – i’m there right now! :)