Hotel Zum Schwarzen Baren
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Today we decided to have Bob's belated birthday dinner. Our choice of restaurant was the Cafe in the Danube Tower. This gave us the opportunity to have great views overlooking all Vienna in a rotating restaurant, while enjoying a very delicious dinner with great desserts, at quite a reasonable price. The Danube Tower is in a large urban island park (donaupark) which adjoins the Vienna International Centre and the Austria Centre. The ...
... wanting to try. It was very good.
Mike left Tuesday to go to London, Tim went to work, I went to German class and Tamar got a chance to rest, do some laundry and research Wednesday's excursion.
Tamar and I boarded a train for the neighboring town of Krems on Wednesday. The center of town has a very well-preserved medieval quality, with some of the buildings being 1,000 years old. We wandered around, had a lovely lunch, made some ...
... she is pretty tired. They allowed us in early which was nice of them and we will head out to dinner later this evening. I will write more soon. The city of Vienna is full of old buildings with a scattering of new ones. They lost a quarter of the buildings as a result of bombing raids in WW2. They have a gothic cathedral or should I say neo gothic because it was built in the 1850s. Hardly In the gothic period. We will be doing a self guided city walk tomorrow to get an ...
... we visited a building complex and gardens designed by Hundertwasser. very quirky and we learnt he is world renowned and apparently did a building in Australia. Also visited the Schnapps Museum during the morning.
After dinner on board we went to a palace for a concert recital. Familiar classical music interspersed with ballet and opera. Great night.
... to discover it had been ripped off and stolen. There were tens of thousands of people around, so it could be anywhere. Luke, Chris and I searched the area, but did not have any luck. It is 100 euro to replace the dorm key and my luggage was locked, so I was afraid I would not be able to access it . We looked several more times, but I decided I just wanted to go home. Chris suggested that someone probably grabbed it assuming there was money in it, then dumped it ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility