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Exploring Downtown Innsbruck Leave a comment Read more »

Exploring Downtown Innsbruck

June 6, 2010 Innsbruck was the Habsburgs’ capital of the Tirol, and its medieval center – now a glitzy tourist filled pedestrian zone – still gives you the feel of a medieval capital. We start our walking tour of historic downtown Innsbruck on Herzog-Friedrich-Strasse, a…


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Walk Through Vienna – Part 2

May 25, 2010 – Vienna, Austria We visit St. Stephan’s Cathedral, a massive Gothic church that stands in the center of Vienna.  We climbed the massive 450 foot high south tower, with 340+ steps.  After catching our breath, we admire the impressive view of the…


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Day One in Vienna

May 22, 2010 – Vienna, Austria Our first day in Vienna Austria takes us to a performance of the famous Spanish Riding School in the Hofburg Palace, a tour through the Imperial apartments including the luxurious china ware, and finally we visit the Kunst Historical…