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Along the Blue Danube

Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | Views [541]

Austria's Romantic Route runs along the Danube through terraced vineyards, connecting interesting looking medieval towns like beads on a necklace.  This would be a wonderful route on a bicycle on a sunny day when the grapes are ripe.  The Danube, ... Read more >


Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | Views [470]

The Hapsburgs had a pretty good thing going for several hundred years.  World War I put a very definite end to that but the grandeur of their reign lives on in and around Vienna.  Vienna was a city worthy of an empire, still is, but today it ... Read more >

No Time For Graz

Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | Views [546]

Even a stopped clock shows the correct time twice a day.  The Glockenspiel Clock in Graz is five minutes slow, and is never right.  That wouldn't happen in Germany!  But we weren't in a hurry.  We just wanted to see the carved wooden ... Read more >

Salzburg and Berchtesgaden

Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 | Views [593]

Hotel rooms on the Austrian side were hard to come by on the weekend so we stayed at Hotel Big-Koch (no kidding) in Ainring on the German side of the border.  It was only a short train ride from Salzburg on Saturday afternoon then a nice walk ... Read more >

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A Taste of Winter

Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 | Views [476]

I fell in love with Germany while in the Army in the late 60s.  It was the most fascinating place I had ever seen.  Until I visited Austria, that is.  And Switzerland surpassed even that.  This must be what heaven looks like.  ... Read more >

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