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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 411             Salzberg

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 foot, 300 ft by Boat, 750 ft sliding (requiring 1200 ft ride to make the level distance) and 6250 ft by carriage—All within one hour and thirty six minutes.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 We have been much disappointed at not being shown any mining in progress, nothing but quite dark narrow passages, but are informed that the Govt has lately prohibited it as interfering with the workmen.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The latter only work six hours for a day, 6 AM to 12 when another set relieves them. No work at night or fete days. These salt beds are from 2000 to 4000 ft wide by 1000 ft deep and will last centuries yet.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 I shall not advise invalids to attempt the trip we have taken today-

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 A walk of ten or fifteen minutes from the exit, took us back to the dingy tavern at Hallein where we were soon off for Salzburg in the dusk of the evening, cool, and foggy, reaching our Hotel at 6 P.M.   Which must be at least ten miles.   A delightful ride in summer

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 We had ordered dinner for 5 oclock but they knew we could not make the trip in less than seven hours and we found an excellent hot dinner ready which at once choked down our complaints and strengthened the weak.   A strange experience-

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 1 22nd   Last evening our agreable [sic] host chatted with us at table apparently in good health.  This morning he is speechless from a paralytic stroke. Mr. L. Jung-  Hard rain last night, but a noon it cleared off so that we are again

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