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Austria 2 October: Bischofshofen - Salzburg

It was to become a busy day as we were invited into six schools. The primary school "Neue Heimat" in Bischofshofen was first on the list....

...what better start into the day than with a big smile!

Mayor Jakob Rohrmoser greeted our team and received the torch...

Thank you Bischofshofen!

...the castle of Werfen appeared out of the morning mist...

..and we visited the primary school Pfarrwerfen!

...the kids prepared balloons with greeting messages...

...peace wishes for the world...

Good bye Pfarrwerfen!

...a little bit of rain could not stop our runners...

...in Werfen children from the secondary school awaited us at the city sign...

...the famous "Peace Boogie" of Werfen...

Mayor Franz Meißl welcomed the runners!

Thanks for the great time!

...and we went on to Golling...

..the "neue Mittelschule" Golling gave us an enthusiastic welcome!

See you agin!

...Kuchl was next: kids from the primary school prepared peace doves!

...traditional leather trousers...

Mayor Andreas Wimmer received us with kind words...

The kids offered us all the peace doves. Some got more, some less...

...the World Harmony Run team met the Austrian Army. we reached the Schwarzenberg Military Base in Salzburg...

...a military brass band received us with traditional music...

..the band master received the torch and passed it on to the musicians...

A big "Thank You" to Major Gundl for making this special event possible!

...a last group picture...

...a family picture...

...and we went on, enjoying weather change! The sun came out!

..stay where you are!

...our last meeting of the day: the UNESCO school Goldenstein in Elsbethen near Salzburg!

...a very warm welcome!

...and an excellent music perfromance!

...the girls sang really well for us!

Thank you for the hospitality!

...the senior nurse carried the torch for a few symbolic steps...

...and we reached Salzburg, the famous world-capital of classical music.

Thank you all for the most inspiring day!

– Dipavajan

Distance: 66 km

Team Members:
Dipavajan Renner (Austria), Sandro Zincarini (Italy), Sumahat Strohn (Germany), Barbora Tabackova (Slovakia), Mladen Vujaklija (Croatia), Vanya Popinska (Bulgaria), Sergey Sidenko (Ukraine), Josef Sverma (Czech Republic), Penelope Leong (South Africa), Irina Ketova (Russian Federation), Balavan Thomas (UK), Ivana Nemcova (Czech Republic), Austrian runners

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