On the second day in the southern Austrian metropolis of Villach, a street music festival was taking place. I took some photos, naturally.
A few more shots taken while lurking around the quiet yet delightful Austrian town of Villach.
There’s the usual source of nutrition by the river
A cliched shot of object-obscuring-head
Some decorative cafe/hotel decal – something you see a lot of over here
Ricoh KR-5 and Fomapan 100 providing the imagery.
This part of the trip was a bit unplanned. Trying to get a cheap train north from Ljubljana resulted in a few nights staying in Villach, a town in the Gailtal Alps in southern Austria on the river Drau. I hadn’t heard of until I checked the direction of the railway line on Google Maps. And it turned into quite a nice stopover. We got a good value AirBnB in a residential area overlooking the town and spent a nice 48 hours around the river, churches, statues, squares, beer and food.
A bit like Ireland, there’s no shortage of places to go for a drink. Villach has its own brewery – Villacher beer – and a splendid Brauhof.
Also like Ireland, there’s the church for each bar.
And there’s a statue of the most famous Villacher – painter and sculptor Hanns Gasser
Down by the river, you can get a splendid 2 hour beer cruise with a nice backdrop of bridges and mountains
Kit – Ricoh KR5 and Fomapan 100