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Facade of the Secession Building  
   

Facade of the Secession Building

The motto of the Secessionist movement is written above the entrance of the pavilion: "To every age its art, to every art its freedom" (German: Der Zeit ihre Kunst. Der Kunst ihre Freiheit). Below this is a sculpture of three gorgons representing painting, sculpture, and architecture.
Odyssey 2018 - The Naschmarkt: Vienna's famous street market

March 22nd 2018
Today we experienced a veritable heat wave in Vienna, with temperatures reaching the mid-40s, with sunshine and clear, blue skies! If this weather continues, we may need to buy some sunscreen and summer shorts! We felt the difference as we walked to the tram stop, and by the time we sat down for lunch at an outdoor terrace in the Naschmarkt, it was actually quite comfortable. The Naschmarkt is ... 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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