Search

Tails From the Vienna Woods

Category

Austria

In Search of Wildschwein

Two visits within one week, and the only Wildschwein spotted was a stuffed specimen at the nature center.

Continue reading “In Search of Wildschwein”

The Collecting Craze of the Hapsburgs

But did it all spark joy is the larger question.

Continue reading “The Collecting Craze of the Hapsburgs”

Anecdotes on Austria

Lots of good stuff in this edition.

Continue reading “Anecdotes on Austria”

Hiking & Schnitzeling. Oh Perchtoldsdorf, You Disappoint

Though not because of the hiking.

Continue reading “Hiking & Schnitzeling. Oh Perchtoldsdorf, You Disappoint”

An Easter Market in a Castle

Though I am not as inspired by Easter markets in the same way I am by Christmas markets, a market in a castle is another matter.

Continue reading “An Easter Market in a Castle”

Hiking & Schnitzeling. Routine Feels Good

The day following Tony’s return from Pakistan we turned ourselves over to the Vienna Woods. Four and five days in beautiful and green; and crowded and dusty Pakistan was extraordinary, but we were craving Austrian fresh air. Or perhaps we just did not want to deal with our exploded suitcases.

Continue reading “Hiking & Schnitzeling. Routine Feels Good”

Hiking & Schnitzeling. A Warm Wachau Weekend

A little early for the Marillen blooms, but that was fine by us.

Continue reading “Hiking & Schnitzeling. A Warm Wachau Weekend”

I Take No Sides

If people want sacred experiences, they will find them here. 

If people want profane experiences, they will find them here.

I take no sides.

Continue reading “I Take No Sides”

Hiking & Schnitzeling. Dehnepark

A little wander a couple of weeks ago around the former grounds of a royal Liechtenstein, sold to the Royal and Imperial Baker Demel founder (August Dehne), then sold again to a non-royal Austrian actor in the interwar years, and now a park managed by the city of Vienna. So much history.

Continue reading “Hiking & Schnitzeling. Dehnepark”

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑