Keith on July 4th, 2010

To understand this you will need to look at the pictures from Vienna.  The guy is playing what look likes a flying saucer or two woks welded together, the sound was amazing.  We have included a photograph of the card explaining the instrument.

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Keith on July 4th, 2010

We took the train from Baden into Vienna having purchased a ticket that allowed us unlimited travel for a period of twenty four hours at the extortionate price of €19 20 for both of us.  To start with we could not figure out how to verify our tickets, something you are required to do.  We had [...]

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Keith on July 4th, 2010

Did not tick to many boxes for us, the heat did not help, if you are a culture vulture it is great.  Our take on it is of a city full of grand buildings from an age of great empires when it was acceptable to demonstrate great wealth and power by creating grandiose palaces, public spaces [...]

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Keith on July 4th, 2010

You just have to go because it is there.  We have all seen pictures of this city of canals, it is all of that and more.   A very popular and busy place.  If you go try to get away from the main thoroughfare’s and enjoy the little back streets, if you can ignore the shops.  [...]

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Keith on July 4th, 2010

Have we mentioned Jane? think not.  Jane is our sat nav, if you are a driver sat nav’s are like marmite, you either love them or hate them.   In general she is good, but, like all of us she has her faults.  Keith who doe’s all the driving thinks she is great.  A sat nav is no [...]

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