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May 30th 2006
Published: May 30th 2006
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Vienna was beautiful. Phuong and I saw Stephansdom, the Rathaus and the Votivkirche. Stephansdom was very elaborate, very beautiful, with artwork and statues from different periods, including some from the 13th century!
We also went to the Sächer hotel to try the *famous* (at least in Vienna!) Sächertorte, which is a very light, fruity chocolate cake. I bought a small one to take home to my parents!
Yes, taking the train through the country, everything did look quaint and perfect. In the city, it´s still a *city* experience, but it´s fun just the same!



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StephansplatzStephansplatz
Stephansplatz

A quick shot when we arrive at the Stephansplatz stop to see Stephansdom.
Vienna StreetsVienna Streets
Vienna Streets

Here's a picture of the Vienna streets in front of Stephansdom.
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Stephansdom

A picture of the famous church.
Church candlesChurch candles
Church candles

A beautiful disply of candles just inside the church. Oddly, they charged for the candles, haha. We didn't buy one.
Inside Stephansdom, 01Inside Stephansdom, 01
Inside Stephansdom, 01

A view inside Stephansdom.
Inside Stephansdom, 02Inside Stephansdom, 02
Inside Stephansdom, 02

It's amazing; everywhere we turn, there's something to see.
Inside Stephansdom, 03Inside Stephansdom, 03
Inside Stephansdom, 03

Phuong manages to take a beautifully detailed picture (in spite of the fact we can't use flash photography).
Phuong on the roof.Phuong on the roof.
Phuong on the roof.

Phuong's smiling on the Stephansdom roof.
Becky at StephansdomBecky at Stephansdom
Becky at Stephansdom

It's awesome up here! The grating we're standing on scares me, though.
Bell at StephansdomBell at Stephansdom
Bell at Stephansdom

Near the top of the roof, we walk by a bell.
Stairs at StephansdomStairs at Stephansdom
Stairs at Stephansdom

Here I am climbing down the stairs after seeing the top of the Stephansdom.
ChurchChurch
Church

Here's another Gothic-style church we saw in Vienna.
RathausRathaus
Rathaus

Here we are at the city hall in Vienna.
City GardensCity Gardens
City Gardens

By the city hall, there's a small gardens/park area. It's beautiful, and I think how much my mom would love to see these flowers.
Wombats HostelWombats Hostel
Wombats Hostel

Here's a picture of our hostel bunkbeds before we put on our clean sheets.
Wombat's Hostel, 2Wombat's Hostel, 2
Wombat's Hostel, 2

This is such a cute, clean hostel.
Sacher TorteSacher Torte
Sacher Torte

Yum! I finally got a piece of the famous Sacher Torte at the Sacher hotel.
Sacher hotelSacher hotel
Sacher hotel

We're in the restaurant at the Sacher hotel.
Yum!Yum!
Yum!

This is as good as they say. So, so yummy!


30th May 2006

Cake for the parents, eh? I'm jealous! Have you found anything you can take back to BaileyDog?
31st May 2006

Pix!
we need more pictures!
1st June 2006

Tscheuss, Wien?!?
Wohin geht ihr zunaechst? :o)
2nd June 2006

beautiful
love the pictures but ya we need more! ah, i wish i was there with you guys! it all sounds really beautiful! eh, denver's the same...have fun! love olivia

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