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Travel Blogs from Lower Austria
Arrived in Vienna about 6pm after most of the day driving. We didn't have long to get ready once getting to the hotel due to our drivers allowance of driving hours before we headed off to Pewter Carnival. Aimee is more excited than anyone else anywhere in the world at this particular time. She rides as many things as possible before being so hungry she has to stop for dinner, Sean manages one ...
... pavilions showcasing the marvels of the modern era. Johann Strauss led his orchestra and a choir of 600 voices during the opening ceremonies. Unfortunately, the world was just entering a severe economic recession, and there was a concern about the possibility of another plague, so attendance was not as high as had been anticipated - only 7,000,000 instead of the 14,000,000 that had been hoped for. We also learned a little more ...
Beaver set off with a lump in her throat as she said goodbye to Vienna and Slug, but was looking forward to a few days in New York at a Marketing workshop. The agenda looked full on but exciting. Arriving at Vienna Airport, Beaver walked round in circles trying to find the business lounge and finally found it about half an hour before the flight departed. Boarding the flight she had a slight pain in her belly but thought that it was because she was hungry. About ...
... We didn't take the time to go through the palace because today was a day for wandering around in the sunshine.
There seemed to be so much going on! Weddings (lots of pictures being taken on the Palace grounds), musical concerts in the park, a parade, horse drawn carriages and more families than tourists out enjoying the day.
By the time we got back to the ship (having successfully made our way by underground) we had wandered past the Parliament Buildings, ...
... a bit weary but it was a wonderful city to stroll through and see. It sounds bad but when you have been to the amount of countries we have now been to - church's and status do start to all look the same. That is one of the reason for doing this blog so we remember what we saw when and the photos we took. The lady who took the tour was very enthusiastic about her country though and we did hear a lot of facts. The city was where Hitler applied for art school ...
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