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Attending Mass at Stephansdom

Last night after ice skating, Debbie and I stopped into Stephansdom (St. Stephan’s cathedral, in the middle of the inner city) on our walk home. (Debbie lives just a block away from me.)   It’s a beautiful building – anytime ... [Read more]

Wiener Eistraum (skating in Vienna!)

Earlier tonight, my friend Debbie and I headed into the 1st district to the area of the Rathaus (City Hall) to enjoy the last weekend of the Wiener Eistraum.  Literally translated, it means the Vienna Ice Dream.  For lots more ... [Read more]

Pictures from a snowy train ride…

On my way to Croatia on February 23rd, it was a constant winter wonderland outside my train window.  Here are some of the pics!   The journey goes through Austria, Slovenia, and finally northern Croatia.  (For some reason the pics ... [Read more]

Just a little jaunt around town…

Today the sun was out, and even though it was cold, I was going to get some of those rays.  I leave Saturday for Croatia, and thought I’d make a quick trip to the OEBB office at Landstraβe to make ... [Read more]

A Day Out in Vienna

The weather here in Vienna has not been the greatest – cold and snowy most of the time.  It was enough to keep me mostly inside for awhile.  But on Friday, I decided that I had to get out and ... [Read more]

Last Day in Vienna and my journey to Munich…

LAST DAY AND GETTING HOME… I finished most of my packing Monday night, as I had to be out of my apartment by noon on Tuesday. After leaving my apartment, I took my big suitcase and my carry-on suitcase down ... [Read more]

City Bike Program in Vienna

So today I got to have my first experience with the City Bike program.  I had to pick up my ceramic creation I painted on Saturday, which was in the 9th district.  Since I was helping Debbie set up her ... [Read more]

More Vienna…

Today was another lovely sunny day.  Not quite as warm as Sunday, but very nice nonetheless. I took a walk into the Inner City. (And helped a woman and her son find their way there too.  They were in Vienna ... [Read more]

Starting to feel like spring in Vienna….

Today’s weather was just wonderful!  I had lunch planned with my friend David Lutz, the pianist/accompanist/coach extraordinaire!  He played on my most recent CD and he lives in Vienna.  I met him at the Italian restaurant near his apartment in ... [Read more]

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