Pension Dr. Geissler
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... through a flea market and after grabbing dinner we split up for a bit. I went to check out the music house where I found a nice piano in the lobby and ended up playing that instead of actually going in, but it was quite nice. After playing for a bit I went to the State Opera house for a Concert/Opera performance which was incredibly good, the Opera house was impressive and all the performers dressed ...
... aside for one moment, my morning at Schönbrunn Palace was a gob-smacking one.
Not on the scale of Versalles, but certainly as lavish. The Grand Tour took us through a mere 40 rooms glittering with gold and intact enough that spotting an Emperor or two wandering the corridors wouldn't have been a surprise.
Your correspondent, ever aware of your dreary existences, risked life and ...
... as they didn't smile in photos in the olden days. The Palace has 1441 rooms and we got to see 20 of them. They were full of beautiful paintings. We also saw the room and bed where the Emperor Franz Josef died at the age of 86. The emperors wife Sisi had been killed when she was 61. He built a very big memorial for her.
We then walked through his very very big garden. It smelt ...
... this cruise who is not a travel agent? Most of the people on the ship went to a musical concert. We have nothing against music, but it is not in one of the main concert halls, and it is only a 12 member orchestra. If it had been the entire Vienna Philharmonic we would have gone.
Click here to see ALL of the photos of Vienna taken today:
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... tours and just relaxing is fine! And Kiera was right, it's just normal life. There are days when we will do nothing, and being able to enjoy life and be in the now is the most important part!
My mom shared an article on Facebook called "20 Things You Learn Traveling Around the World" and here is a quote that I think sums up what happened this week!
"The simple challenges of daily routine can be overwhelming: trying to eat, drink and sleep in a place where ...