Sundial in Merano

Sundial in Merano, Italy

On the 9th day of my InterRail trip I walked through Merano in Italy and came across this sundial. I was impressed how many elements and codes are compiled in this depiction. For example one can see the motto of Friedrich III. (AEIOU) as well as a skull with an hour glass on top of it. Which remarkable elements do you see in this sundial?

Sundial in Golling / Salzach

Sundial in Golling, Austria

A sundial seen at an old inn located in a city called Golling an der Salzach. The saying in the right bottom corner tells that this clock is not counting the cloudy hours which is actually a pun. More..,

Sundial in Baden bei Wien

Sundial in Baden bei Wien, Austria

A sundial seen in the spa town Baden bei Wien. How would you call the style of the sundial? Art Nouveau? Art Deco? Anything else? More…

Sundial in Kufstein

Sundial in Kufstein, Tyrol

Sundial in Kufstein, a city in the Austrian state Tyrol. In the upper part one can read a saying: ‘I only show the sunny hours, the gloomy and dark ones I conceal’. I am especially impressed by the fact, that this sundial located in the Austrian mountains is showing a big sailing ship in the background. More…