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Travel Blogs from Vienna
As far as you move away from home, home is never far behind. So we come to the subject of the Hundertwasswer Precinct in Vienna, the very first stop on our ...
... but I’m realizing now that the time spent sitting and thinking or writing are just as important. I am experiencing the culture as much now sitting at this café as I would walking the streets or touring one of the palaces. These experiences apply to travel, but more importantly teach lessons about how to better live life in general. Travel to learn about other cultures, and experience different ways of life to better your own.
... Steins etc. There were lots of rooms full of the stuff and the intricately painted furniture was my favourite.
After the folk museum we headed upstairs to see an antique firearm and weapon display but as we got to it we came across a room full of chairs with school children facing a stage. We were intrigued and sat down and waited, and waited, and waited, then decided to leave cos we felt like we were wasting too much time!
The weapon ...
... Palace orchestra were putting on a concert for APT.
We were greeted with champagne and then could wander through the opulent rooms. The concert was held in the Hall of Muses - and was brilliant. Music by Strauss and Mozart.
back through Vienna which was now all lit up and looking gorgeous.
greeted back on the ship with more food and drink!
we stay in Vienna overnight.
Thursday 12th September
today we had a choice of the Schonbrunn ...
... for my trip here. I have had enough clothes for the extreme highs and lows this season, and still have lots of wardrobe options. However, I was down to my last clean pair of underwear, so I couldn't put it off any longer. I was in crisis mode. Luckily Max translated the important functions of the laundry machine for me. We don't have dryers here, so all my clothes have had to air dry in the room. It was an intense cleaning day in room 508. I swept, scrubbed, ...