Quotes on Weimar houses

Quote by Jules Renard at a gable in Weimar

A challenge for attentive walks are the quotes on the house walls of  Weimar. They inspire not only to look on gables, but also to reflect. This quote from Jules Renard made me pensive: “If you know life, please give me its address” (Wenn Sie das Leben kennen, geben Sie mir doch bitte seine Anschrift). What exactly makes us think we know life?

Sculpture park in Poysdorf

Naked man and woman at the sculpture park in Poysdorf, Austria

Next to the WEIN+TRAUBEN Welt (Wine & Grapes Universum) of the Vinoversum in Poysdorf there is a sculpture park displaying works created by the sculptor Martin Messinger. The naked man and the lady standing at the road between Vienna and Brno are just eye catchers for the park which is hidden behind the wall.

Street art in Poysdorf

Street art in Poysdorf, Austria

Poysdorf, a place famous for its wine in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, is coverd with 100+ depictions of wine bottles each decorated by a different artist. Love No. 55 which I found in the beginning of the hollow way Radyweg.

Sphaera by Stephan Balkenhol

Male part of the Sphaera at the Kapitelplatz in Salzburg

Memories! Years ago, I used to play chess with local people right on this board depicted above. I am glad to see the public chessboard is still in use. By the way, the man on the sphere is a sculpture created by Stephan Balkenhol. The official name is ‘Sphaera’, but people call it ‘Mozartkugel’.