European River Cruise - Vienna, Friday 2010 August 27 August 27th 2010 Upon our arrival in Vienna, our dock was an old goods freighter – excellent recycling. The skyline of Vienna didn’t resonate with any of my ideas. There is a communications tower (Danube Tower) and a cluster of smallish high-rises.
Once we drove into the old, central part of town, the great baroque palaces take over the city’s personality. ... read more
Europe » Austria » Vienna 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