Travel Blogs from Vienna
... from the arena to the stables and the horses practice nearly every morning. Unfortunately, the practice was at the same time as our city tour. As we made our way into the promenade and square, the Black Plague statue was the prominent feature soon followed with the magnificent Gothic St. Stephan's Cathedral with its two high steeples. Our escorted tour ended here and we had the choice of about an hour of free time and then meet our buses for return to the ship or free time ...
... around 1900. Once again we were struck by how common and normal the modernist design looks to our eyes, but how radical it would have been at the time. After more coffee and pastry, but no crime solving this time, we strolled back to the hotel down Kartenerstrasse, one of the main shopping streets in Vienna to end our wonderful stay in the old capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The next day we would venture to Budapest and the eastern partner of the kingdom. The land of the Magyars! ...
# of New beers: 38 ( Zlaty Bazant)
# of times we did laundry: 3
#of languages we know how to say Butterfly in: 13
# of holes in Amberīs sneakers: ...
... Hasburg /sissi. But not before walking through what seemed a thousand narrow hallways displaying a million pieces of silverware. Can't say I'm better for that experience. The sissi museum was about the wife of an emperor who got married off at 16, wore black, and did her own thing. She was free spirited who got assassinated in Geneva Switzerland by some whack job. I never knew who she was....now I do. Lol. She was a bit of a Maryln Monroe of her day- a bit ...
... a way I am glad I don't live here....because I would be round!
As it was now an hour from dusk, we cycled back to the campsite, determined that we would do better the following day to support the Viennese coffee houses!
The next day, the forecast was warm and sunny, so we donned our shorts again and the Robinson cycle tour was back on again with another swift 15km into the centre....at least we were trying to get some calorie ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed