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December 2, 2015

Wordless Wednesday {more or less}

A Trip of a Lifetime {Day Two - Vienna}




Vienna skyline





Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church


Gothic Stephansdom


Capistran Chancel at St. Stephen's Cathedral

Pestsaule (Holy Trinity) Column.
Erected after the Great Plague in 1679.


An Eleve at the Spanish Riding School.
One of the first female students ever!







Imperial Chancellory Wing 
at the Hofburg Imperial Palace.


Hofburg Imperial Palace. 
Official residence and workplace 
of the President of Austria.




Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor


Theseus Temple in the Volksgarten 
(People's Garden).


Volksgarten




Austrian Parliament Building 
with the Pallas Athene Fountain.


Athena and Nike

Museum of Natural History




Mozart in the Burggarten.


The Schmetterlingshaus 
(the Imperial Butterfly House)
and the Palmenhaus (Palm House)
 at the edge of the Burggarten.


Back on board for the Captain's Welcome Dinner.


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6 comments:

  1. That does look like the trip of a lifetime! I didn't realize the pink ribbon has invaded Europe.

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    1. It really was an amazing trip, Kathy! Stay tuned for more pictures in the coming weeks. I want to catch up and get more posted. :)

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  2. Definitely the trip of a lifetime! Would love to do a river cruise one day...

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    1. Let me know if you ever want to take a cruise on Grand Circle. I can get you a little discount with my referral code. :)

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  3. Love the pics! Those accordion players are a bit scary. :<)

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    1. Thanks, Nan! You won't be surprised to know that I still have quite a few pictures to sort through. :) Yes, those accordion players were a bit creepy.

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