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We've finaly started, Viena, Austria travel blog

We've finaly started

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Vienna was great. Staying in our first hostel was a really good education. Met tons of fellow backpackers all very friendly. Majority were American Canadian. Did the usual Vienna attractions St Stephens Cathedral and the Lipizzana Museum as the ...

All that glitters is not gold, Innsbruck, Austria travel blog

All that glitters is not gold

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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We have spent the last 3 nights in the basement of LA House in Fussen which has been a good base and having access to internet has been a bonus. The basement room is huge and able to sleep 5 so it's been nice to spread out our junk and watch TV and sit ...

Vienna - Choir City., Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna - Choir City.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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What a beautiful city Vienna is! Lots of buildings look like fancy wedding cakes. We teamed up with a fellow Australian, Wez and the three of us went out to see the city. Some of the highlights were, doing a tour of the world famous Vienna Opera ...

Austrian Corn Fields and not much else, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Austrian Corn Fields and not much else

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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Enjoyed breakfast back in Melk opposite a funny little toy shop which sold Polly Pockets (no longer small enough to fit in your pocket).  We set off to St Polten.  The damn head wind had not died and it continued to hamper our progress.  I ...

Ice Cold Cave.., Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Ice Cold Cave..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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  <Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Went to the Mirabell Gardens to watch a brass band play in the morning. This was pretty cool, except we didn't know the songs they were playing and ...

Mountains for two, Worgl, Austria travel blog

Mountains for two

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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The day started early - very early, which was a bit of a shock to the system. We had breakfast alone as nobody else was stupid enough to have woken up this early. Tip # 24. Always take a coat with large pockets or an empty handbag to breakfast. The ...

The Water Witch of Steyr casts her spell, Steyr, Austria travel blog

The Water Witch of Steyr casts her spell

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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I had woken Polly in the night, the unfamiliarity of the bunks must have freaked me and I thought Polly was not in the room.  I shouted lots until Polly calmly asked what was the matter!  Breakfast was included, went for it and stocked up ...

Salt Castle, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Salt Castle

A travel blog entry by zento

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Once upon a time there was a mountainous region in Austria where rich mines of salt were discovered. The world craved salt for many reasons but the most important one was to preserve meats in times of no refrigerators, so the Austrian salt mines were ...

Schnitzel! Give us schnitzel!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Schnitzel! Give us schnitzel!

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... which took several hours in the middle of the day, and then I went to the same hairdresser to get a trim. Austria was becoming a place where I was breaching my own prohibitions against two things contributing to the decline of western civilisation, to ...

Beaten by broken shoes and head winds, Melk, Austria travel blog

Beaten by broken shoes and head winds

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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Great early wake up promised a day where we could make good ground and enjoy an early finish (oh if only).  The afore mentioned Water Witch was weaving her magic, I fell off up the first hill and cut the back of my leg on the front cogs.  When ...

More Mozart.., Vienna, Austria travel blog

More Mozart..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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<Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   -  Did the Rick Steve's self guided tram tour from his book which gave a quick listing of the highlights of the city. - Did the Rick Steve's self ...

Austria WINS!!!! The Most Boring Tour Ever!, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Austria WINS!!!! The Most Boring Tour Ever!

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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There are two "Sound of Music" tours being run in Salzburg. One is called "The Most Unique Sound of Music Tour" and the other is called "The Original Sound of Music Tour". I had previously read in a guidebook 'to make sure you get xyz tour and not the ...

"Grey Day"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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There is no blue song title to fit today. We wake to rain and we spend the whole day in either drizzle or torrential rain. Hotel 1060 serves an excellent and extensive breakfast for a relatively small hotel. It fuels us well for a tram ride out to ...

transit, Innsbruck, Austria travel blog

transit

A travel blog entry by jay29

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Europe, phase 2, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Europe, phase 2

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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Dreadfully ill, yet again, Scott and I took our longest and what was to be our 15th flight so far to Vienna, Austria, our arrival point in Europe from which we would bus it to Prague.  Many moons ago, and one year before we met, Scott and I both ...

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Reflections., Salzburg, Austria travel blog

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Reflections.

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... 2" thick (ok, that's an exaggeration, but still, it's pretty thick!!). It seems that the staple diet in Switzerland, Germany and Austria is meat, sausages and potatoes - so perfect for Brian. Sometimes these meals may come with a salad, but apart from the ...

A long and unproductive day.., Vienna, Austria travel blog

A long and unproductive day..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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<Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Grabbed the hotel bikes and rode around the Lake Bled to see the island from the other side of the lake. - Caught the bus, then the train to Ljubljana, ...

Autruche, Innsbruck, Austria travel blog

Autruche

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Hey ho! Fait un bail hein?! Internet est loin de mon auberge et loin d'etre gratuit. Je suis a Innsbruck en Autriche depuis beaucoup trop longtemps! 5 jours pour une si petite ville c'est beaucoup trop! Ces temps-ci l'autriche ne cesse de battre des ...

Golden Girl, Innsbruck, Austria travel blog

Golden Girl

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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  <Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Bought a Innsbruck card that gives you transport around Innsbruck and entry to an assortment of places like museums and the Alpenzoo... the pass ...

A return to Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

A return to Salzburg

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... we were here, there was not one internet café, now they were on every corner. My dream of being the internet café king of Innsbruck had been shot down in flames. You can't always get what you want, so we left Austria and headed back to old London ...

Extract: picture julie in a tight black ..., Salzburg and Vienna, Austria travel blog

Extract: picture julie in a tight black ...

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... from Vienna to Salzburg, our midway point from Budapest. "Passport? Why the hell would you need a passport in the middle of Austria!" said the smiling austrian train conductor as I handed over all of my documents to her from our train cubicle. After ...

Danka!, Innsbruck, Austria travel blog

Danka!

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... I do like how the rockey mountains in Canada seem more pristine because they are not heavily industrialized and populated but most of Austria is mountains so I do not think the have a choice! One thing I could not believe that the hostel charged a ...

vienna off to a completely wild start, Vienna, Austria travel blog

vienna off to a completely wild start

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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Prague was great, nothing quite as crazy as the first night, but generally very interesting place. I went to a few places advised by previously mentioned American living in Prague for a few months, they were great. One crazy huge pendulum thing that ...

"My Blue Heaven"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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It's another early start, an average breakfast but a good shower. We join the rest of the Fun Bus for a lift to the station in Regensburg, score a few hugs and wave goodbye... although we will meet them again when they catch up to us in Vienna. Suddenly, ...

The sound of music, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

The sound of music

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... , the fear of hop picking or bribery was motivation to do a little research on this issue before we ventured into Austria and Hungary. Austria requires a vignette which can be purchased in Germany at the autobahn service centres. They also have a 10 day ...

Hofgarten, Austria, Hofgarten, Austria travel blog

Hofgarten, Austria

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... Glacial streams, snowy mountains, green fields and amazing cottages with flower boxes in every window. I guess it really was stereotypical Austria and it was great. After a couple couples we reached our destination. A BBQ lunch was well deserved, a ...

Wien, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Wien

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... I spent the day visiting city center...more palaces, more cathedrials.  I never realized how many amazing people came from Austria....Mozart, Hayden, Strauss, and FREUD!  I went to visit the place where Freud lived most his life and carried ...

Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna, Austria

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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Straight into the center of Vienna after a good breakfast at our nice hotel. The people seem to be very friendly and the number of naked people on the bilboards is a bonus. We have a quick tour around the city ring and then walk through to the palace and ...

The hills are alive with aussie's drinking bourbs!, Vienna, Austria travel blog

The hills are alive with aussie's drinking bourbs!

A travel blog entry by lozdotcom

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... the hotel - trying to re-pack again before we headed off early the next morning bound for Munich!! Enjoy the photos!! L :-) xo P.S. Whilst still in Austria on our way to Munich I had a 'Sound of Music' moment so have included that in this ...

Vienna, Vienna, Austria travel blog

Vienna

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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Kerri and I took a bus from Bratislava to Vienna for 7 euro a piece. I met a German girl named Friederike when I was in Ireland. She told me she was living in Vienna and said when and if I make there I had a place to stay so I accepted her offer. Kerri ...

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