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  • 10. Vienna - Schonbrunn Today we mostly did Schonbrunn Palace - but first - our airbnb hosts told us about the flea market that happened on Sat at the Naschmarkt - there are more parking lots that get filled up with stuff you would Posted by u2traveller in Europe Holiday 2019 | Jan 18, 2020
  • 9. More Vienna museums and ChurchesSo this morning was dedicated to getting some laundry done - luckily, our airbnb host let us use his washer - there was a laundromat nearby, but the reviews of the place were horrid. I laughed that people would Posted by u2traveller in Europe Holiday 2019 | Jan 12, 2020
  • 8. Vienna - so many rocksSo after a nice light breakfast provided by our Airbnb host, we decided to head in to see some museums today. Our host recommended the modern art museum, but we aren't really into modern art, per se, so we Posted by u2traveller in Europe Holiday 2019 | Jan 12, 2020
  • Christmas Markets along the DanubeThe photo album of this great trip is posted! Click [[https://photos.app.goo.gl/sC9h6Hx5MExcHUL66|Danube Photo Album]] Enjoy! Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Dec 31, 2019
  • Mondsee to Munich Leaving Vienna we had a length bus trip to the lakes district. Heading to the town of Mondsee for lunch and a stroll to view the sites. The town is most famo Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Dec 21, 2019
  • Austria The city of music and influential royal power-broking. Toured the summer Schonbrunn palace and its gardens. What a lineage spread across Europe. Christmas Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Dec 20, 2019
  • Christmas Markets along the DanubeWe arrived at Linz at 0900 this morning, AMA uses this city for two excursions to Salzburg for their Christmas market. Since we had already been there and done that, I chose to just wander around Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Dec 13, 2019
  • Christmas Markets along the DanubeWe left Durnstein at about 0900 with a lovely light snow in the air, and its famous blue and white church, and headed into the Wachau Valley on the way to Melk. We arrived in Melk at 1300 and Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Dec 12, 2019
  • Christmas Markets along the DanubeWe spent the night in Vienna, and toured to the Schonbrunn Palace and its Christmas markets. The palace grounds were bustling today both tons of tourists and large numbers of school groups from Kindergarten through High School made the Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Dec 11, 2019
  • Christmas Markets along the DanubeWe left Budapest just after noon for the 28 hour transit to Vienna against a strong current. The highlight of the early evening was passing by Esztergom Basilica. It is the largest church and the tallest building in Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Dec 10, 2019
  • Christmas Markets along the DanubeOne of the great centuries old traditions of Europe are the Advent or Christmas Markets. The best way to see them is a river cruise. We flew from Charleston to Munich by way of Dulles, took a shuttle Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Dec 6, 2019
  • Tag 1Wir hatten es uns doch überlegt, nicht mit dem Zug nach Frankfurt zu fahren, sondern von Graz aus zu fliegen. Wie sich herausstellte war das eine gute Entscheidung gewesen. Wegen der herrschen Wetterlage war es weder möglich über die Tauernbahn Posted by FEgoesNAMIBIA in FE goes NAMIBIA | Nov 19, 2019
  • Vor der AbreiseHeuer startet unsere Reise etwa zwei Wochen später als sonst. Deshalb mussten schon ein Teil der Weihnachtsvorbereitungen abgeschlossen werden. Das Haus ist teilweise dekoriert, die Weihnachtspost adressiert und die Kekse gebacken. Heute habe ich noch mei Posted by FEgoesNAMIBIA in FE goes NAMIBIA | Nov 18, 2019
  • Hercules and the LindwormMy first time with Airbnb today. I fly from Klagenfurt to Hamburg very early tomorrow morning, and I was thinking I'd have to spend the night at the main train station, as the airport isn't 24 hours and no hostels Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Nov 18, 2019
  • Kurz vor der AbreiseEs schüttet. Venedig steht wieder unter Wasser – noch schlimmer als im Vorjahr als wir von diesem Hafen aus unsere Kreuzfahrt begonnen hatten. Heiligenblut liegt unter einer zwei Meter hohen Schneedecke. Von Hermagor über das Lesach- und Tilliachertal ers Posted by FEgoesNAMIBIA in FE goes NAMIBIA | Nov 17, 2019
  • 7. Vienna SightsToday we had an Airbnb tour "Hidden Gems off the Beaten Track" but it wasn't until after lunch, so after having a nice quick breakfast supplied by our hosts (some bread and fruit) we decided first stop would be Karlskirche Posted by u2traveller in Europe Holiday 2019 | Nov 11, 2019
  • Back in GrazIt was another beautiful sunny day as I said goodbye to Deutschlandsberg and took the train back to Graz. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/961215/952e1f80-0218-11ea-bb93-ff728f69e370.JPG thumb=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/961215/thumb_952e Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Nov 8, 2019
  • In the middle of Austrian wine countryWhen I arrived in Deutschlandsberg last Sunday after a smooth 55-minute train journey from Graz, I was picked up from the station by the guesthouse owner and taken on a brief driven surprise tour of the town, including the little Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Nov 1, 2019
  • 6. Moving on to ViennaHubs was finally feeling a bit better today so we decided to take the morning and try and see a few more things. We packed up our bags and had breakfast, and left the bags at the hotel cloak Posted by u2traveller in Europe Holiday 2019 | Oct 29, 2019
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site: City of Graz - Historic CentreAfter a smooth and uneventful journey from Maribor I got to Graz Hauptbahnhof (the main train station) at about 11:30 and easily found my way to my hostel round the corner. The hostel is huge - my dorm is on Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Oct 27, 2019
  • The OberstadtUpdate from October 2019: I later found out that the curious object is a mummified shark! Last day of teaching this week, as it was a short course. By the time we got back to the guesthouse after school it was 14:30; Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Oct 13, 2019
  • Melbourne Womens Choir tours Europe!Our trip was built around the tour of a choir I joined at the start of 2018; the Melbourne Womens Choir. Most of the members flew out of Melbourne on Friday September 20, arriving in Vienna around lunchtime on Saturday Posted by suel1960 in Europe 2019 | Oct 10, 2019
  • Parks and PalacesThe famous 21-kilometer-long Danube Island is an enormous and popular recreation area. In the old days, the river was feared for its floods and ice jams. People dreaded the Danube mermaids, gigantic fish, and will-o’-wisps in the floodplain forests Posted by Vic_IV in Vienna, a Prosperous City | Oct 7, 2019
  • Great MuseumsMuseum Quarter (MQ for short) includes a number of different museums, among them the Architecture Museum, MUMOK (the Museum of Modern Arts), the Zoom Children’s Museum and others. [center][img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/934468/9b345b10-e1 Posted by Vic_IV in Vienna, a Prosperous City | Oct 7, 2019
  • Monuments and memorial places[center][/center] Graben and Plague Monument (Pestsäule) Graben (meaning “ditch”), was once used as a dry moat by the Romans alo Posted by Vic_IV in Vienna, a Prosperous City | Oct 7, 2019
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