Travel Blogs from Vienna
... a true diva. :P He even showed us where tonight's Cavaradossi, Marcelo Álvarez, would be getting ready.
The stagehand was about to lead us out of the theater then when Kim realized she forgot her jacket onstage. I don't think our guide was upset-- more amused than anything else-- and amid our apologies he led us back around again, through the audience, and to the same spot onstage we had come to before.
As Kim grabbed her coat, the stagehand decided not to take us ...
... no tasting) I settle on a brandy chocolate cake and order some Austrian Riesling to go with it- excellent choice!! The Brandy the Riesling and the chocolate do their job (my close friends will testify- I have lame ass alcohol capacity) I'm feeling lightheaded and my feet have a mind of there own. I am happy and can't stop smiling ... concentrating ******* the way back i make it to my hotel. Finally safe and alone in my hotel room i laugh out loud (no nothing funny, just there ...
... and we only missed one of the option tours which we had decided to do.
To make up for the one we missed, Ches decided to take the 20 minute helicopter ride over the Wachau Valley. She took 15 minutes of video, so I can share the experience from the safety of the ground. Actually, the grounds not so safe.
While Ches was flying, I opted for the 10km bicycle ride from one village to another and back via a combination of main road and tracks ...
... went to St. Stephan's Cathedral and toured in and out what we could without paying more. As you come up from the subway you rise into St. Stephanplatz with this magnificent cathedral in your face. We passed some kid coming up from the subway as we were going down to find the bathrooms and as he got to the top he exclaimed "That's a ******* big church". Pretty much summed it up.
We went from there to Judenplatz - seemed appropriate ...
... It didn't take us long to wonder through and around the gardens, so we thought that we'd go and see the dhdhdjjd palace as well. Once we arrived we realised how big this palace was. It was the summer residence of the emperor of Vienna, back in the day. In the back "garden" there was even a zoo. The garden went up a hill to the back where we walked up and got a great view of Vienna from the top. ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed