Travel Blogs from Mayerling
... their daughter. Today we went though the Hapsburg Palace, which started as a small medieval castle back in the 1200's, and finished up with many wings and more than 2000 rooms! We didn't go through all of them, but we did spend quite a while looking at three things: porcelain and silverware, the story of Sisi - exemplified through objects and letters etc. from her life, and finally, the apartments of Sisi and ...
... guards out front - I'm sure Mark would not have been allowed in. Good place for people watching too. In amongst all of this was St Stephen's Cathedral, which was undergoing a clean, so it was tricky for Mark to take good photos. The building is huge. It was built over 150 years from 1300 and amazingly survived the bombings of WW 2. We also visited a small church tucked away which houses the Imperial Crypt of all of Austria's royalty. Vienna has a ...
... and I started to get worried as we were about to lift into the air, as the man had already checked we were harnessed in and safe. After yelling out to him, I was fixed up but a bit worried the whole time up in the air. It was quite slow getting swung to the top but on the way down it became a bit more interesting in the wind as we started to shake around and twist about. We survived the swing and I was pretty relieved to be on ...
Today was only a second day during our three weeks when we did nothing but just drive. We ended up about 25 km away from Vienna where we are planning to visit and sightsee tomorrow. Weather was again up to about 28 degrees today and we are staying at a very small campsite at Sulz which ...
... to Picasso". Lots of artists - Miro, Degas ........................ the list goes on. Plus there were floors of other stuff - Paintings, state rooms etc. But enough is enough. Had to leave at 6 and get dinner before a concert at 8. Strauss and Mozart. Was OK except for the dancers.
Other days it has been the Kunstkammer museum ( not as good as i expected ), the Leopold museum ( very ...
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