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Austria

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Different Bratislava

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | Views [316]

Yesterday was my first day in Bratislava, Slovakia.  I thought I first heard of this country way back when I was in Brussels-a woman I met at the beer tasting  recommended I come here, as a beautiful city that isn't too touristy. Actually, ... Read more >


Final Vienna

Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | Views [265]

For my last day in Vienna-I once again got on the hop-on hop-off bus. I don't particularly like these buses. I prefer a walking tour. But seeing I didn't make the first walking tour-I signed up for the hop-on hop-off bus a few days ago.(which also included ... Read more >

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WWJD (What Would Jerry Do?)

Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | Views [859]

Yesterday, was my final day in  Vienna, and it started out with an unusual but splendid view.   Not another tall building, observation deck, or the like-but right from my hostel room (which was only on the 2nd floor).    ... Read more >

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Klimt, Pussies, Opera

Sunday, 12 Jul 2015 | Views [365]

Yesterday was a busy day. After breakfast, I started the day at the Belvedere Museum, looking at the artwork of Gustav Klimt.  I  have heard of Klimt before-from the movie "Back to School" with  Rodney Dangerfield. At the very beginning ... Read more >


Walkin in Vienna

Saturday, 11 Jul 2015 | Views [286]

  Yesterday for the first time I ran  a  little bit in the morning, which was a good idea, and got the day started right, as I had my sneakers purchased the day before.   With the hop-on hop-off bus ticket I purchased the ... Read more >


Let's Get Freaky!

Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | Views [323]

I enjoy freaking people  out. And this isn't hard, especially since I am 45 and staying with a lot of people in their 20's.  Girls from the US are particularly easy to freak out.  Perhaps because people from  other countries (men ... Read more >

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Vienna For the Cheap and Really Really Skinny

Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | Views [305] | Comments [1]

One nice thing about hostels, at least in some European cities, is that they provide maps/guides specifically for young hip budget travelers.  Now I may not be in the intended audience, since- (A) Don't have any tattoos, ... Read more >

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I'll Just End Up Walking in the Cold Vienna Rain

Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | Views [413]

  Yesterday, I checked out of the hotel in Salzburg, and took the fast train to Vienna. I liked Salzburg. The old town was gorgeous, Unesco certified (or whatever), and was surrounded my mountains and rock.  The Mozart and Sound of Music ... Read more >

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Climb every Mountain-Find Your Cool

Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | Views [321]

Yesterday was my final day in Salzburg. I really didn't have much to see yesterday, but it was so nice having my own hotel room-that I decided to enjoy it for a final day (plus I didn't feel like packing up just yet) And once again, it was in the ... Read more >


High Culture Low Food

Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | Views [287]

Yesterday, I did two big things-I took bus #25 to Mount Untersberg, a mountain with a cable car.  The views we're gorgeous, and it was peaceful up there.  I met a woman who told  me to go to Innsbruck, where she was from in Austria,for ... Read more >

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From the Hostel to the Frying Pan

Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | Views [285]

Yesterday, I checkout of the hostel and into a hotel. The hostel was ok-it was part of a chain of hostels called "Meininger", which is in various European cities.  I guess they are trying to be one of the few chains in a highly fragmented industry.... Read more >

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You Can Have Anything You Want, at Adolph's Restaurant

Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | Views [438]

  Yesterday I went on an all day tour. The first was to a place called The Eagle's Nest, which was built as Hitler's retreat in world war II, located near Berchtesgade, Germany.  This is a place high in the mountains, where ... Read more >

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The Hills are Alive!!

Sunday, 5 Jul 2015 | Views [338]

  Yesterday, for the first day in Salzburg, I went on the Sound of Music Tour.  First of all, I Am pretty sure I never saw the movie from start to end. The first time I saw the film was on a transatlantic cruise in 2006, on the Carnival ... Read more >

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