Mercure Secession Wien
Travel Blogs from Vienna
... German that I didn't already know. But let me explain, as mentioned in my previous blog I did find ways to try to learn German, I found a really awesome tandem buddy, which I'm actually suppose to be meeting in about an hour. And she's been a great listener of my very ****** German, and I've been listening to her very nice Spanish. And I do like to believe I have become a lot more aware of German and can understand and read it better than before. Plus ...
... ride. Unfortunately, we couldn't get our gondola pilot to sing, which is apparently a challenge in the Contiki world. Felix and I opted out of a glass blowing demonstration to relax and grab a beer at a cafe. Other than that we shopped around for masks (that night was a masquerade party, and we decorated our masks to look like Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons), had some wicked lasagna and even got to check out a Vivaldi exhibition at a church. No ...
... docked there is usually many bridges crisscrossing the Danube River. Now surprise, surprise the Danube is not Blue as the song indicates! It is a muddy brown color and it flows quite fast, possibly due to the recent flooding. You see large parts of trees and floating debrea in the water. The river is about 1000 feet across. I usually go to the nearest bridge and they have a wallking and bike ...
Woke up after a bit of a sleep in, as there were blackout curtains in the room yay! I love blackout curtains. Took a while to get into the day, as my cold had taken over and was feeling really horrible. Found a pharmacy and drugged up so a could carry on. Vienna is a very beautiful city and much more glamorous than expected, I never thought of Austria as glamorous. Anyway was a day or exploring. As ...
... Modern Art experience I've ever had and maybe the funniest. It's amazing what can be done with Fluro lights and considered art. Dan Flavin was the artist. I could not grasp the connection with the Fluro tubes and the Vietnam War but that's Modern Art. (Cheeky grin)
There was even digital media art, that I understood a bit more. There was a video of a loader destroying a building and I series of photos of destruction to go with it.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Pets allowed