Photo POSTcard: Eating local in the Austrian Alps

You know you are in the Austrian alps when it’s summer, and a skier wearing shorts and carrying his skis stops for a snack at the all smoked meat and bacon snack shop in Insbrook’s train station. Speck is bacon or smoked ham in German, and the Speck Stube is nothing but smoked meats of all sorts and varieties – bacon, hams, sausages and all the condiments that go with.

Thanks for visiting.

Rose

Reutte, Austria’s Ehrenburg Castle – Ruins to Inspire the Imagination

Why is it that crumbling ramparts and towers seem capture the imagination so much more than a building that is still whole?

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