Suite Novotel Wien Messe
Travel Blogs from Vienna
... the gardens free of charge, something again we Brits are not used to. A short walk up to the top of the hill at the back of the gardens revealed a magnificent view across Vienna. Cue couple photo opportunity. By this point in the trip we are all pretty shattered, so what better a place to relax than Schonbrunn.
After a long weekend in Vienna it was almost time to go. Not without a few important last minute stops however. Being a ...
... camera battery charger. This was easy and we got it quick and easy. Then from there it was to the train station to catch the train. Again the train was in time and nice and easy to get in and find our seat. So far this day was turning out to be just as we had planned! But there is almost always some sort of hiccup. Once in Vienna we went to our hotel and this was really when the day began. The first site was a wall of scaffolding ...
... enough to allow us to see a concert here. So our only full day in Vienna turned into a pretty flexible one and we walked in the general direction of the big architectural and historical features excited to see anything and everything.
After a cruise down the main shopping strip, we meandered off into more eclectic territory. We happily found ourselves in the city's art district. Amid the funky streetscapes ...
... all the way here just to go to a Starbucks" but after such a hectic morning and lack of any food, water, cold drink, or anything, we decided that we were just going to go. I bought myself a thermos that had Austria written on it, because I haven't really gotten myself anything on my trip except necessities so I thought maybe it would be a good gift to myself. Plus after spending most of the day in the heat with no air conditioning and extremely hot ...
On Monday, after our morning session and lunch, we went to the Prater, which is Vienna's famous park and the home of the Riesenrad (if you're much of a movie buff, this is the big ferris wheel in the movie The Third Man). The Prater is a beautiful park, but the fun part is the amusement park. You didn't have to pay to enter the park, but you did have to pay to ride rides, so Leona, Maria, and I just walked around and checked it out. It ...
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