City Hotel Albrecht
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... with great views out across the
city and the Danube. It was also a vineyard area and many of these
are open for tasting over the weekends, but not on Fridays. We had
hoped to have lunch up in the hills but everything seems to be only
open at the weekends so we had a late lunch back at Nussdorf where
the tram came in. We had a lot of time to kill so after our
strenuous wander we ...
Long wait at airport
But I will not moan as I am experiencing the wonder of sitting in a chair in the sky
And I will celebrate
I will celebrate the Wright brothers for their ingenuity and courage and perseverance which have me wings to fly.
If you look up you might catch a glimpse of me flying over a foreign country!
Eating fake sausage and fake egg
But not being able to stomach ...
... in Austria and could relate to our seeing the differences.
For the evening we had our long booked evening at the Staatsoper. It is, of course a grand house although a little more subdued than we had expected. Not as flamboyant as other opera houses, eg Garnier in Paris. We had mortgaged the farm and bought tickets in the front row of a box on the first level so we had an excellent view. The opera was La Cenerentola. I ...
... Vienna was just beautiful, with street after street of stunning architecture depicting centuries of history which seeps out of every monument and intricate column. And yet again we were in a city which developed some of its riches through music, which I hadn't really appreciated. It was very different to the country and blues that have put Memphis and Nashville on the global map, but undeniably Vienna is rightly proud of its part in brining classical music to the world ...
Took the morning bus/walking tour downtown. It's a catholic holiday, so all of the lovely shops were closed. Lucky for us, we're coming back here for a few days after the cruise. Saw some amazing architecture from the bus, walked through the stables of the Lippanzer stallions, and visited St Stephan's church. There was a mass going on, with a beautiful choir singing. We're skipping ...