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Gemeindebezirk Donaustadt

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  • Day21

    Vienna

    July 9, 2016 in Austria ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    Going for a wander here this afternoon. Concert tonite!! First pic is the Vienna Opera House. $232 euros will get you standing room only for a show.

  • Day3

    Donau

    July 12, 2020 in Austria ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C

    Ehe wir zum gemütlichen Teil des Tages übergingen fuhren wir zum Praterstern - das ist wie der Nam sagt ganz in der Nähe vom Prater - Sonntags hat man hier sogar die Möglichkeit einzukaufen ... und da noch ein paar Sachen zum Grillen fehlten, machten wir schnell nochmal Halt.

    Danach fuhren wir zur „alten Donau“ hier lädt ein breiter Weg zum Spaziergang oder Radfahren usw. nahezu ein - es gibt außerdem am Ufer viele Möglichkeiten zum Sonnen und Baden oder auch einfach nur Bummeln, wie wir es gemacht haben.

    Nach einem schönen Tag in Wien kehrten wir wieder zurück zu Marie und Dolomiks Wohnung - heute war Grillen angesagt....
    Dominiks Mutter war auch wieder zu Hause und ein Freund Dominiks kam auch zum Grillen - es war ein sehr schöner Abend... heute ging es aber nicht ganz so spät ins Bett.
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  • Day29

    Haydn and Strauss and Mozart, Oh My!

    May 28, 2018 in Austria ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    We arrived in Vienna this morning and toured the city until lunch time. Another amazing city full of history, architectural wonders amd the music of composers we have loved since childhood.

    Tonight we off to a concert by the Vienna Residence Orchestra.Read more

  • Day11

    "The chickens are so big here"

    September 21, 2015 in Austria ⋅ 🌙 13 °C

    Trip Advisor recommended a place called XXL. The food was great but they weren't joking about the XXL part!

    P.s. I ordered the chicken nibbles, which would've been perect. The staff asked if I would like a rib with them too as I'd been pondering them. He said rib, not rack!!!Read more

  • Day11

    Vienna, The Belvedere, Day 8

    October 27, 2015 in Austria ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    After lunch, Tauck byssef us up to these Belvedere Museum, which had been the palace of Prince Eugene of Savoy, famous for driving the Turks out of Austria and preserving the Hapsburg rule. He was the son of Louis XV mistress, banished because he was a short, ugly hunchback. But apparently he was a brilliant military stategust and the Hapsburgs rewarded him with this and other palaces.

    The Belvedere contains a large collection of old masters (most unfamiliar to me), impressionists (Van High, Manet, Pissaro & several Austrian artists) and most famous of all, a small collection of Gustav Klimt's work,. He's known for: The Kiss, painted in the style of the Woman in Gold, the subject of the lawsuit covered in the movie of the same name. His other paintings portray a wide range of styles from commissioned portraits to impressionist style landscapes, none as impressive as the guilt style of the two noted above.

    We couldn't photograph the art so I can only include pictures of the building, garden and views from the windows. At 3, we returned to the shop for a brief rest before a private dinner in a private palace in the city. It will be a late night!
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  • Day1

    Vienna 060617

    June 6, 2017 in Austria ⋅ ⛅ 26 °C

    After a bumpy flight on take off and some slight delays we were met by Yves who took us via various bits of Vienna and a dodgy sat nav to our hotel the strand which is modern but apart from no air con is comfortable. We set off early this morning to have a coffee crawl round the various coffee cafes Vienna is famous for. First stop the cafecentral where we sat where sigmund Freud once sat and later we went to a pavement cafe. We got the metro in, very efficient, and then walked and metroed back. The parliament building was needing refurbishment and we noted that during this three year process there were to be portacabins for the parliamentary workers and both of us remarked that this would not be the case if it was the Houses of Parliament in the U.K. We walked across the old Danube and the new Danube and then to the veterinary school. Once I had walked back I had done 8.5 miles.Read more

  • Day2

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    June 7, 2017 in Austria ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    We spent the morning walking off last nights hangover after all the wine. We walked along the north edge of the old Danube and then crossed to walk the southern edge, we walked 6 miles and enjoyed a melange coffee at the end of it. We then walked along to the vet school for lunch.Read more

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