So Long Austria!
In which I am leaving Austria...
Wienerwald: Stift Heiligenkreuz
The Abbey of Heiligenkreuz is a beautiful and living Cistercian monastery close to Vienna. Stift Heiligenkreuz is the second-oldest Cistercian monastery in the world and the oldest
Wienerwald: Seegrotte im Hinterbrühl
In which I test my claustrophobia in Europe's largest underground underground lake...
The site of the Mayerling incident - the apparent murder–suicide pact of Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, and his lover, baroness Mary Vetsera.
Wienerwald: The Mayerling Incidence
In which I research the Mayerling incident is the series of events surrounding the apparent murder–suicide pact of Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, and his lover, baroness Mary V
Wienerwald: Burgruine Rauhenstein
The castle ruin on a hilltop in the local area of Baden near Vienna. Likely built in the 12th century by the Tursen family of knight, it was inhabited over and over by robber baron
Salzburg: Schloss Mirabell
His nephew and successor wasn’t quite impressed with the secret love nest and renamed the palace “Mirabell."
I imagine it is much prettier in the summer...
Salzburg: Inside the Fortress
A look at the history of the fortress and castle life.
Salzburg: Festung Hohensalzburg
The imposing fortress looms over the Altstadt of Salzburg