Hotel Beethoven Wien
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After a slight late start and a bit of a Skype with the parentals we headed off for our last full day in Vienna. The natural museum was the last place we had left to see so that was our first stop for the day. This museum has such a large collection of stuffed animals, fossils and bones it was really quiet remarkable to visit, they ranged from …
... of the most notable rulers during this family's 600 year reign was Queen Marie Theresa, the mother of ~28 children, including the infamous Marie Antoinette. This queen is admired throughout Vienna as she
brought justice and peace to the nation.
Upon our arrival to Vienna, Rachel and I participated in a walk and fork tour. The busabout crew was guided through the centre of Vienna by a local Viennese woman, ...
... concierge go up to her room with her 3 times in 10 minutes because her key card wouldn't work and announced to us that she was having a quicky with him in the lift. Or the time she told someone she was married to the other Wayne and that Maureen was his piece of fluff! I could go on some more, she gave us plenty to laugh about, she was good fun.
The next morning we had to move hotels for our last couple of nights. Off to the Hilton which is ...
... got on a bicycle and cycled all the way to Poland never looking back until he was home, he kept his bike until the day he died, a free man, and donated it the the camp museum in his will, as a symbol of his struggle. It was dusk by the time we finished at Mauthausen, so we headed for Melk where we set up camp for the night again. Melk, is home to Austria's most famous abbey, Benedictine Abbey built in the 11th century, dotted with ruined castles, ...
... criss-cross the roads, the traffic is not as dense and no one uses their horn. The streets/sidewalks have much-utilized bike lanes and almost no one crosses an intersection without waiting for the green light. It seems that a majority of the buildings fall into the five to eight story size range and all of them are decorated with architectural features of some sort. The turn of the last century was a particularly ornate decoration style and keeps one ...
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