|View of the huge facility at Mauthausen as we entered|
|Israel's monument near the stairs to the quarry|
|This simple monument was very affecting - the railroad line ending|
at what felt like the gas chamber.
|The bucolic countryside seen through the barbed wire|
|St. Florian's is a palace of a Monastery; home of a famous|
boy's choir and school
|One of the impressive entrances to the courtyard|
|Seems a little risque for Monks and little boys,|
but well polished!
|The main ballroom and now concert hall|
|The library had over 130,000 items including many manuscripts|
|These cherubs looked hard pressed to hold up the table|
|These skulls were rather "decoratively" arranged in the crypt|
|The Chorus performs in front of the main alter - this wasn't one|
of our publicized concerts. Great acoustics in these churches!
|The bass section!|
|Looking over the Danube River from the historic center of Linz to the Pilgrimage Church of Postlingberg at the top|
of the hill. This is where we had our second concert the night before
|After the war our guide's mother lived on the Soviet side and|
worked on the U.S. side - the conditions were much better in the
|The main square in Linz|
|Soft colors and lots of white decoration on the buildings|