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Vienna, Austria - Snow, cakes, monstrosities & garlic! 11

Vienna, Austria - Snow, cakes, monstrosities & garlic!

February 17th 2009
“This bloody blizzard!” I said to Angela as we traversed yet another slippery footpath, this one leading towards a bridge spanning the Danube. Snow was blasting into my eyes and the wind was chilling me to the bone. Angela was suffering too, and like arctic explorers we traipsed onto the bridge, pausing only to pull down our hats. The river below was dark and brooding, the cruise ships of the ... read more
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Austrian Flag Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria'... ... read more
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