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The view down the valley from our alpine accommodation  
   

The view down the valley from our alpine accommodation

The Austrian Alps for the night

September 19th 2009
Saturday 19th September The Austrian Alps for the night Oddly enough we both woke in the wee hours of this morning and noticed how bright the light was behind the chink in the black out blind on our skylight window.Gretchen got up to take a look out and remarked how clear the early morning sky was and for the first real time on this adventure there were dozens of twinkling stars.I had to get up to ... 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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