VIENNA — SEMMERING — SALZBURG — INNSBRUCK
Austria is currently the hotspot of Europe, Vienna its capital. European summers are synonymous for visiting the countryside, sea- and lakesides activities, culture, festivals and, as I hav...
Hotel Metropole, Vienna, opened 1873; by architects K Schumann und L Tischler, famous before the war, infamous headquater of the GESTAPO during 1939–1945, destroyed by bombs in 1945, never rebuilt.
Hotel Continental, Vienna, open...
AUSTRIA / SEMMERING REGION
On 16 May 1854 the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elisabeth inaugurated a new railway line over a mountain called Semmering, south of Vienna, managing a difference in altitude of 457 m. Its highes...
By Andreas Augustin
Quarter to six, sharp. If this were the Titanic we would conclude that it had sunken at this very precise moment.
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First of all, obtain your very own and personal copy of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu. Inform reception tha...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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