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... for that matter, European history in general, so an executive summary is about as much attention as I'm likely to commit. I know, I know, how could I say such a thing, particular in Vienna! Well to be honest, I have absolutely no interest in opera or classical music either - clearly a heathen! I'm just passing through, Vienna is a convenient rest stop which reminds me why I'm cycling in the countryside, to escape the built environment, the cars, trains, trams, buses, ...
... up some items for the apartment, Marcia and Betsey offering to help schlep stuff across the city. After that, we enjoyed the much appreciated sunny weather, having ice cream in the Volksgarten and stopping to smell the roses, which were everywhere.
The airport cab picked them up at 8:00 Tuesday morning and they had an easy flight on Austrian Air (a very nice airline) to Toronto before changing planes to go their separate ways home. Too much fun.
... than I had ever expected him to be. We were having lovely conversations about his ever-present bow tie, jogging, getting experience abroad, opera… PLUS! His nephew is a GM at one of the most luxurious hotels in Prague. So: “you know what? If you ever look for a job, just do apply over there and tell him I recommend you”.
Since networking is more than important in my field of study (thank you, my clever faculty), I even ...
... past on the cobblestones. Every second shop seemed to sell chocolates. Huge Christmas decorations festooned the streets and stalls sold hot mulled wine and sausages.
I spent most of my days exploring the historic precinct of Vienna (and eating a ton of those sausages! We need these in NZ). Sabine was a brilliant host and an excellent tour guide, even taking me along to a big family get-together at her ...
We've never traveled so much in a short period of time!. From Santa Margherita to Venice, the train was about 5 hours with 3 switches. We had 3 and a half hours in Venice, and honestly Krystal and I were fine with that. It's such a beautiful city, with canals everywhere, and gondola's and boats going up and down, but we felt the least comfortable there. There were a lot of (what looked to us) sketchy people walking the streets, and it was pretty crowded. Next, we got back ...
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