Hotel Am Augarten
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... pictures of ourselves as well.
We grabbed a smoothie by the Rathaus (New City Hall), where the 2014 Vienna Film Festival is being held. There is a huge outdoor screen with plenty of seating for the crowds. Too bad we will not have time to take in the event.
After soaking in the city for five hours, we headed back to the hotel. We grabbed a sandwich for lunch and a shower before meeting up with the rest of the people who ...
... the palace is surrounded by statues of Hercules. Today I've included a picture showing Hercules battling it out with a Hydra and another picture where he is battling some other creature - I'm not sure what. Franz Josef ll particularly identified with Hercules because he himself was battling on many fronts to try to keep his Empire together.
Next we visited the Augustinian Church, which was where the Imperial family members got ...
... the language barrier and me not reading carefully enough! Was still delicious though.
We also enjoyed two beautiful red wines, one which was a Chianti from Italy and another we gifted Liz and Chris which was French Bourgogne. We discussed a lot about wines and we learnt a lot from them. We went to bed just before midnight not seeing Christmas in just yet.
... of the Disneyland Castle. The amazing building is the Rathaus which serves at a government building for the council and mayor. It is bit unfortunate as it is so beautiful. The markets were the best we have been to in Europe. We got our gluhwein this time in white Christmas mugs to add to the collection, no boot. Then we wandered around the very busy market and saw what people were eating and followed it to its source. Liz and I got a baked potato topped ...
... It was a nice way to spend some hours inside during the cold afternoon.
Our trip back to the hostel was supposed to be simple. One transfer and we were there. We had some time to kill during the transfer and John discovered the first class lounge that we are allowed to use with our rail pass. We decided to take the later train so that we could have more time in the lounge. It was great. There was wine, beer, snacks and gummy bears! We sat and feasted for about ...