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Vienna: The Belvedere

 The two baroque palaces, organgery (a nursery for orange trees), stables, and pristine park/garden that make up the Belvedere are the home of the Belvedere Museum, which contains many lovely works of art from medieval to contemporary. 272 more words


Vienna and Salzburg

When I was in Vienna, I felt like I had wasted a day because of the weather. From Budapest, I had made my journey towards Vienna very early in the morning hoping that I could have an early start and more time to wander around the city but unfortunately it was raining all day. 883 more words


Vienna - Black and White and Raining All Over

Woke up with a massive hangover, if you can imagine. Beers, wine and sausage will do that to you. Er, wait…

It was a gloomy, rainy day and Herbert and my BAC level didn’t feel like doing much, but we decided on a movie across town and set out in the chilly drizzle to the theater anyway. 479 more words


Busy Bees and the Second Business Trip

Last Sunday we went to a kite festival, but despite running around like idiots we only got a kite in the air for about a minute. 407 more words

Belvedere House, Gardens & Parks

Belvedere House, Gardens & Park is four miles outside Mullingar in Co. Westmeath. The reception area is in the visitors centre as is a cafe as well. 705 more words


Europe 2014 Part 2: Austria (with a wee jaunt to Slovakia)

We woke early the morning of our journey to Austria, took leisurely baths in the giant tub in our apartment and packed. A quick Sunday morning subway ride took us back to the scene of rail bureaucracy, and we got not only our seats, but those of the kind woman across from us. 1,346 more words