Holiday Inn Vienna South
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Let me first apologise for the title, but it is justified. Before I go into why, I'll bring you up to speed with our departure from Budapest and our travel to Vienna.
The train to Vienna has to be one of the nicest we’ve been on so far, air conditioned, some actual storage space for luggage, and two very lovely ladies who sat …
In July 1993 I came to Vienna for the first time. It was a trip by bus from Piestany - tt was my first visit to Vienna and a memorable experience. The visit was not very long (just one day) but still Vienna was one of the first western cities I have ever seen and it left an impression on me. We visited Prater (the famous old entertainment park) …
... who he was and a little about himself. From what we understood (some things he said to us were very hard to understand), we got that his name was Boxlough (that's how it sounds anyway) and he and his family were from Poland. Although it was a very simple conversation, God blessed each one of us in that moment, in the communion we were able to share, and ended up being the best part of a weekend spent in the capital of ...
... the house. Same goes for the dogs.
There are a number of parks though and the closest one has a playground, dog exercise area and an outdoor swimming pool. Closed now but it would be nice in the summer. There's also the old Jewish cemetery next to it which I tried to visit with no success. It's not signposted at all though it's marked on Google Maps. Surrounded by a high stone wall, topped with two strands of ...
... and several more garden statues to hill top Gloriette, the panorama terrace, from where we looked back to the palace and its beautifully groomed gardens. Meanwhile, dark clouds that had gathered and dumped a torrential downpour. It looked like it was not letting up soon so we braved the storm and made it to
4) the maze, of interest to children really (Dave went during the rain).
I had my little umbrella ...
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