Five hours of Vienna, Austria
When we got to my friend's apartment, we rested for a while and then took off to the city as he still had to take care of some things. We stopped at Vienna's largest hospital where he works right now and he took care of some stuff while I was surfing the Internet.
I was surprised how cosmopolitan Vienna was. This place is full of foreigners, not tourists but people who regularily live there. Anyhow, it's not something you would expect from conservative Vienna.
We grabbed lunch at this Sushi place. Not quite like Sushi in LA, but pretty damn good and amazingly cheap for what we had. You only pay like $9 for a full meal.
We also stopped by Stefan's Dom, the State Opera House, the Sacher Cafe and strolled around in the city some more... Afterwards we went home to his place, hopped in the car and took off again.
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1. Aug 3, 2006 Having great time at Rutenfest (Ravensburg) ( 5)
2. Aug 3, 2006 My visits to Oradea (Oradea) ( 3)
3. Aug 23, 2006 One Night in Budapest (Budapest)
4. Aug 24, 2006 Five hours of Vienna (Vienna) ( 6)
5. Sep 7, 2006 Trip to my house at lake Balaton in Hungary (Csopak) ( 21)
6. Sep 25, 2006 Back home in Ravensburg (Ravensburg)
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Historic Vienna It is not surprising that a city as magnificent as Vienna would have such rich history as evidence by its present status of being Austria’s hub for culture politics and economics. So much of it now is a result of years of influences of events starting from being a Roman settlement to being the capital of the Austrian Empire until what is known today as the capital of the Republic of Austria. Roman Roots The modest beginnings of Vienna can be traced during the time it was transformed into a Roman settlement in the 1st century. The Romans stayed in Vienna until the 5th century and evidence of their settlement can... Read more »
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