Tails From the Vienna Woods


Donau Niederösterreich

When I am Not Traveling

In the lulls between travels much has transpired.

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Hiking the Weinweg Langenlois

“Wine Hikers” is an actual term!

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A Wet Weekend

When it rains, it pours. And indeed, the skies poured upon the region this past weekend.

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Le Tour de Wachau Valley

Sunday’s outing was a rescheduled Mother’s Day activity. Anna Grace was brain-deep in final exam preparations in May, and because the entire day should be devoted to the activity we simply moved the holiday along to a more convenient weekend.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. Aggsbachmarkt in the Wachau Valley

File this one under, “We should have read the trail description better.”

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. Carnuntum.

Roman Ruins in Austria.

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Potatoes and Planes

And rescue dogs. What a great Saturday!

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A Weekday in the Wachau

Friends were in town both socially and for work a couple of weeks ago, and with one of the days being a UN holiday, the four of us enjoyed a day outing to the Wachau Valley. The day was beautiful, albeit still in summer’s stronghold of high temperatures.

Passing through cornfields en route to Melk Abbey. You can take the guys out of the Midwest, but you can’t take the Midwest out of the guys!

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Summer Break Roundup I

Summer break, the Vienna version, has come to an end for Anna Grace. She departed this morning for a week stateside to visit friends, returning just in time for the start of the school year.  All things considered, the summer days we spent together were pretty darn good. I had the privilege of handing off all planning to Anna Grace; and her suggestions were spot-on for great day outings.  All I had to do was drive (if necessary) and pay for lunch!  Bonus. 😊

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