Our last day was always going to be a busy one. The timetable included a visit to
As it was a relatively clear and sunny day Alan Rooney offered us a quick visit to Zurlan Hill after the Castle and before the drive back to
The photographs which follow were all taken from the memorial on the Zuran Hill and show the battlefield looking from right to left.
Above is looking right from Zurlan. Puntowitz is on the right and Girzikowlitz on the left. The hill in the centre distance is the Pratzen. St Hilaire led the right hand column of the French attack on the Pratzen over this ground
Looking slightly left of the previous photo this shows
Looking slightly left again we find Vinobradi (centre right) just behind the
Looking left from Zuran we see The Santon (wooded hill just behind the motorway and Wimpy service station) and the mountains of
The flight to London was delayed by one hour and we were very pleased to reach Salisbury at the end of a very enjoyable, if tiring, long weekend. It is hard to believe that it is possible to fit so much into such a short time. We had to rush parts, but we had seen enough to convince us that we would return for a much longer visit.