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2016 Germany / Austria / Hungary Travel Blog

Vienna Rain Day/ Lipizzaners

Well it was raining quite nicely this morning so after breakfast it was out the door to do some indoors activities. I took the U-bahn to the Hofburg Palace to catch the Royal Lipizzaners go through their morning exercise. It started at 10:00 and I arrive about 9:15. That was just right because 5 minutes […]

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2016 Germany / Austria / Hungary Travel Blog

St. Stephens – Schönbrunn Palace

Well I was in bed early and awoke a little before 8:00 and ready to do Vienna again. Down to breakfast at 9:00 and out the door to the Zentrum Friedhof (central cemetery). It is about a 20 minute tram ride out to the east side of town. This is a large cemetery with many […]

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2016 Germany / Austria / Hungary Travel Blog

Vienna

Well I arose just before 8:00 so I got my sleep in for my age. Breakfast down stairs at the restaurant and out the door to Karlplatz. I found this web site called big boy tours and they have walking guides with maps for cities all over the world. I gave it a try and […]

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2016 Germany / Austria / Hungary Travel Blog

Hallstatt

After staying up till midnight blogging and finally falling to sleep around 1:00 am I did not wake up until 8:57. I knew that cappuccino would do that besides, I am on vacation so should I nit be able to sleep in. After going to a bakery for a cinnamon roll I took a short […]

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2016 Germany / Austria / Hungary Travel Blog

Salzburg

It was raining this morning when I left Munich but, let up shortly after leaving. Train was packed and I finally found a seat next to three cute young ladies from Beijing. They were just doing a day trip to Salzburg and heading back to Munich tonight. By the the time I arrived in Salzburg […]

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2016 Germany / Austria / Hungary Travel Blog

Day in the Alps

Well the rental car was here and after the paper work I did leave at 7:30 am. The drive took 2 hours because of construction so I arrived in Hohenschwangau at 9:30 am. The place was already already packed with people everywhere in this very small area. It is a major attraction and very, very […]