Monthly Archives: September 2010


Buying things over here is much easier than in the States. The reason being that all tax is included in listed prices. If that toaster is listed as being 39.99 Euro, that’s what you pay. There is no tax added on. As such, most of their prices tend to end in a 5 or 0, […]

More Training

So training is alright. Yesterday, we took a hike up a mountain; it was pretty cool. We went to a little place up there to have a beer and tea and hot chocolate. Maria von Trapp’s friend, Hans, wore lederhosen and brought his accordion, so we sang songs up there as well. It was a […]

Alone (Day 4)

Alone (Day 3)


So I’m here at training. I was pretty nervous about making it to the place, but when I was waiting for the second train connection, I found some other people on the platform who were going to the same place as me. So we sat together on the train and chatted. Then when we got […]

Alone (Day 2)


As you may know, we’re living in the city of Linz, Austria. We’ve done some exploring, but it occurred to me that I don’t know all that much about the city. I decided to look up some information on Wikipedia about the town. Here’s the quick rundown: Linz is pronounced “Lintz” We’re in the northern […]

Alone (Day 1)


Hey, here is some Simpsons with German voice overs. *Edit 1-6-2014 – Apparently Fox didn’t like this being on YouTube and it got pulled. 🙁 Not sure if it’s worth fighting it. This is probably fair use, but there are plenty of other examples of German Simpsons available:

More from Salzburg

Salzburg is pretty neat.  Here are some pictures from the cemetery: The little places between the columns in this picture have little memorials in them.