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Travel Blogs from Sankt Polten
... corner; walks around the city at night when it's calm and brightly lit up; the extravagant mixture of international visitors and languages; local transport done on kick scooters (even professionals ride around on them in business attire); the over abundant amount of cafes on every corner (can only imagine this place in spring); the sound of clip-clopping horse carriages down the cobble streets; the amazing access to some of the ...
Off to Szolnok at lunch time... a shower is threatened but it's supposed to be dry once we get close to the Hungarian border. Hilli gets her nails done before climbing onto the Raven... but still no wooly! The Kaiserin Elizabeth has been a delight and we've slept well both nights. The staff are charming and the hotel is so conveniently situated right in the heart of the city. ...
... tiled roof. The cathedral has 23 bells (Alex will love that fact), the largest of which is nicknamed 'Boomer' and is the second largest swinging bell in Europe - I bet you didn't know that! The whole city is full of bell sounds and we loved it, a little reminder of home...
So there you have it, Vienna in a nutshell. In the words of Ultravox, 'Ohhhhhh Vienna'!
(See, I can do intellectual too! So…poo bum! Viennese Whirl's incidentally, are British!)
We are in St Polten for 1 night and very close to the end of our tour! The hotel is lovely... apparently one of the best breakfasts of the tour...we shall see!
Not many places to eat - a very expensive restaurant with an illegible menu and that's about it!
We spent the evening recording videos and songs for our departure. It's all getting very real now!
Not long till I'm home! (and unemployed!)
... in day. The tour was really interesting though. We got to see the horses up close in their stalls. One kept nosing up to the gate of his still right by us. It was really hard not to reach out and pet that velvety nose but we behaved ourselves. It takes an incredibly long time to train both horse and rider to the level of excellence achieved by this group. Only a small percentage of both ...
Other places to stay in Sankt Polten
Schillerplatz 1, Sankt Polten | 4 star hotelfrom $157
Hauptstrasse 52, Sankt Polten | Hotelfrom $99
Schulgasse 2, Sankt Polten | 3 star hotelfrom $98
A-3100 St. Poelten, Sankt Polten | Hotelfrom $43