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... as well as Degas, Sisley, Klee, Kandinsky, Magritte and Braque. Some of the rooms I couldn’t help to go through twice. There was also another exhibition that had more modern artists such as Lichtenstein, Warhol and Richter. All in all it may have been one of the best museum experiences of my life as I walked away with my spirit filled with the appreciation for beauty created by man.
Next the ladies wanted to experience the famous ...
... ceiling. The floor was covered with what looked like sand, but probably wasn't. At first it kind of reminded me of seeing the "Tournament of Kings" in Vegas. But this was much nicer. And I didn't think there would be any sword-fighting or half-naked maidens.
Our tickets were for standing-room only, but that was actually fine. There was only one row of seats, and only between the huge columns. And there was only a narrow walkway behind the wooden chairs. So we got ...
... well preserved and unusual!
Headed towards the canals after walking through the city centre, it was then time for dinner and to locate the most famous Wiener schnitzel in town.
Founded in 1905 by 2 brothers, the pork schnitzel was cooked to a size of 30 cm which hangs over a plate, made from only 250g of pork.
We got there just in time, as not long after we sat down there ...
... 11 children at a family gathering. The children all seem to be between 8 and 10 and all look alike!
Being a bit over bus tours we skipped the tour of the city and remained in the gardens to see the zoo. It was much larger than expected, and the animals were active and seemed comfortable. Two pandas actively stripping bamboo and eating, jaguars walking and climbing, two polar bears moving in and out of their five pools. Delightful.
... the day before. Well there was a lot more shops being a Monday selling very yummy food from exquisite baguettes and rolls to a huge range of sweet pastries and pies. We were going out for a huge meal that night so we settled on a walnut pastry twisty thing and a slice of apple strudel to take back to the room to have with a nice cuppa, delish. ...