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St Stephensdom Cathedral, Vienna

High Altitudes and Do-Re-Mi on a Kitsch Austrian Tour

August 12th 2007
Austria was a rushed affair as we needed to be in Prague to meet friends within six days, but what we saw was enough to make me certain I would return. We approached Austria from the north of Italy, watching from the train as the landscape changed from a grapevine growing heaven to tall mountains and rivers, green grass and pine trees. The language the train staff used even changed mid-journey as ... 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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