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We had a very choppy flight out of Dubrovnik on Croatian Airlines today. At least the trip to Vienna was short. We're staying at a funky hostel that is a student dormitory during the school year. It's cheap and in a great location. I read before we arrived that Vienna was recently named the most livable city in the world, and I can see why. There …
4 Days and over 45 kilometers of walking, not bad aye! but you should also factor in all the booze i drank and that i had maybe 1 night sleep over 8 hours! Actually all this walking is what's stopping me from becoming a huge perfectly circular ball! Since I've been traveling the only food i eat is cheap supermarket **** or traditional food from that country...which is never ever something healthy! So i'm very very ...
... vantage point of all of Vienna, and it was marvelous indeed.
We also visited the Belvedere Palace, which was equally as fabulous without the panoramic view. Vienna loves Palaces, no doubt about it. We also learned at Belvedere, just like in Berlin, Austria counts their trees!
Our time in Vienna was short, but we were able to catch up on some of the Olympic games. I’ll tell you one thing, it is terrifying to listen to German commentators ...
... for Tim!), the Berlin Zoo (with a huuuuuge aquarium, reptile centre, petting zoo- favourite of Mippin aka Georgia- and Lion feeding) and the Reichstag at night, allowing fantastic views over the city. We even got some rubbish photos of the Brandenburg Gate at night (failure of photography!)
Susie and Benjy even got "soberly" intimate with the pavement by the Reichstag- you can tell our first night was very eventful!
We were sad to leave ...
... precisely how
classical music runs directly parallel to classical building styles. For
those not culturally-skewed enough to appreciate this, perhaps Vienna
and its high cost of living are best avoided, but for this traveller who
does not possess even one classical music CD nor indeed has seen an
opera performance, Vienna will always have a level of appeal which at
very least totals the sum of its uber-grand ...