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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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The night before when we were checking in, the reception guy had told us that there was a weather wind warning for the next day and that there was going to be really bad rain and possibly even snow! So we woke up expecting the worst and were pleasantly surprised to see hardly any wind and no rain. Yay! It was still only 9 degrees outside so we …
... was the Austrian Independence Day. The balcony where Hitler once stood in 1938 addressing the Viennese to announce the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany is now by contrast overlooking a family fair. The Austrian army has provided much of the entertainment designed for the children and families, with rock climbing and abseiling walls, a flying fox, races and games and a tank for the kids to climb on. Thanks to face painters and army medics children exit the first aid ...
... stand on the stage for 2.5 seconds and get a view of the audience from the performer perspective.
As our tour guide led us to the exit, she held the door open and I took my chance. I sidled next to her and told her how, as a vocal student, this tour was really exciting for me... and maybe, if it wouldn't inconvenience her too much, would it be possible for me to stand onstage super quickly just to take a look at it? Of course, if that wasn't possible, I totally understood, but ...
... Emperor and "Imperial Vienna". A branch of their family also ascended to the throne of Spain during its imperial heyday, and the family intermarried with the royal houses of France and England as well (Marie Antoinette was a Hapsburg). Near the end of their time as rulers of Austria-Hungary, it was a Hapsburg (Archduke Franz Ferdinand, who was to succeed Emperor Franz Joseph I) whose assassination sparked the beginning of World War I.
... at this point!), we went for a drive in a newly acquired mini-bus/caravan of his friends who intend to road trip around Europe later this summer. We went to a top of a hill in the 19th district (outer edges of Vienna) and had a view of the whole city by night, starry skies, quiet environment and all that jazz. Finally, called it a day. The key – keep saying YES!
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