Travel Blogs from Vienna
Thursday 19th June
Budapest to Vienna
Packed up for the last time and left
our enormous flat in Budapest and moved to a small hotel room in
Vienna at x3 the price per night. The train was full but a smooth
trip. The railjet trains can do 200km/hr on suitable line but our
had to slow down to 35 for some stretches.
Our Fabrik hotel is a ...
... and the Austrian wine consumed with it was sensational. Full and contented we left and headed back to the hotel via a few of Beaver's old haunts. Once back at the hotel Beaver had a coming to with the door, or rather the automatic door decided to try and close on her. Less than pleased she called the night porter and complain. Hell hath no fury like a beaver scorned! Deciding to call it a night we headed to our room and crashed, looking forward to the excitement that Vienna had in ...
... against it after it turns out to cost nearly €20. The highlights of our time in Vienna,however, take place on our last night in the city where we wander around Vienna with Chris, Lisa and Naatjie, watch a street performance by two guys who play the blues on a guitar and bass made from a broomstick and shovel and attempt to drink coffee at a cafe that hosts a number of cats that you can play with--we leave feeling a little bit like we had stepped into the bat-**** crazy ...
... and had a few tasty Austrian beers, then called it a night. Well, had a delicious cheese-infused brattwursty thing, then called it a night.
The next night was even wilder (not that poetry and beers isn't a crazy-go-nuts night). Felix, Benny, Edin and I headed to their friend's house party that she was throwing for her birthday. On the way, we took some beers as travellers and entertained other passengers on the tram with some impromptu ...
... either just to confuse you. Then you are off - follow the crowd and hope they are all going to Vienna! yes we got the right train and departs on time. Meet two couples from Aussie standing near us talking about where to go and how to get to the platforms. We are going to use this time on the train to plan our excursions around Vienna and enjoy the country side.