Category Archives: Austria

Caught by Nostalgia

A lot of emails come through the various mailboxes I monitor. Today, one came through from Citybike Wien with a newsletter announcing their Advent Calendar. The charming graphic reminded me of wonderful days we spent in November 2015 wandering around … Continue reading

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Some famous people, some famous places

What do Leibniz, Zwingli, Brahe, Kepler, Kafka, and Neruda have in common? Note: all the links open to the Wikipedia entries. In Vienna, I wandered into this square after getting turned around with my directions. The plaque attributes the establishment … Continue reading

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By the Beautiful Blue Danube

Since 1867, Viennese composer Johann Strauss II orchestral version of “An der schönen blauen Donau” or as known in English, “The Blue Danube” has become the epitome of waltz music. Here are some of my views of the Danube/Donau followed … Continue reading

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