Category Archives: Austria

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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