Tails From the Vienna Woods


Wiener Wald

A Wet Weekend

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

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Hiking & Schnitzeling. A Summer’s End Trilogy: Myrafälle

A return to a favorite wander.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. Hagenbachklamm

Perhaps we are indeed on a slippery slope with all of this hiking and wandering. Though, I have not subscribed to Bergwelten. Yet.

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Of Schwein and Steckerlfisch

And a castle ruin, too.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. Greifvogel and a Gorge!

All this time, Europe’s largest bird-of-prey sanctuary has been just 30 minutes from my home. Today was a recon mission. I will return, real camera in hand.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. A Double Header.

We think Clayton Theodore has an addiction. To hiking.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. Burg Liechtenstein.

The Liechtenstein tale is our favorite royal story. Though they were Lords, they presided over land that was under more senior Lords, and in particular, the Hapsburgs, and so did not have a seat at the Imperial table. What to do?

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Hiking and (Not) Schnitzeling. Genussmeile!



An alcoholic drink before midday, typically Sunday, at a heuriger, in the company of friends.

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Hiking and Schnitzeling. Perchtoldsdorfer Heide

Rarely is it our preference to remain entirely in Vienna on the weekends; this weekend, though, Tony was on call at the Emergency Response Center, meaning that we could travel no further than an hour from the U.N. Saturday’s weather looked the most promising of the two days, and so a close-in hike was the vote.

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