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Benedictine Monasteries: Melk Abbey, Austria

Benedictine Monasteries: Melk Abbey, Austria

| January 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

While visiting Vienna for eight days last December, we decided to take two day trips…one to Bratislava, Slovakia, and the other to Melk, Austria. If you are intrigued by Benedictine Monasteries, seeing the abbey at Melk is well worth your time. The Melk Abbey, one of the most famous […]

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Schonbrunn Palace then and now

Schonbrunn Palace then and now

| December 11, 2012

I was not confident that we would see snow in Vienna. I will admit though that I hoped we would. Somehow the thought of seeing snow while we were there seemed like it would validate our primary reason for going…to see the Christmas markets. What could be more romantic than huge snowflakes falling as people […]

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Vienna Museums: The Naturhistorisches Museum

Vienna Museums: The Naturhistorisches Museum

| December 9, 2012

We are back from our Christmastime trip to Vienna and, as usual, I have a lot of images to share. Today’s post features a few images from one of the many Vienna Museums…the Naturhistorisches Museum, or Museum of Natural History. The museum, among the largest of its kind, houses 39 exhibition halls and thousands of […]

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