Tag: 2013

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    Venice – Italy, The City on 117 Islands

    Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 117 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.

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    Salzburg – Austria, Mozart’s Birthplace

    Salzburg (literally: “Salt Fortress”) is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid‑20th century, the city was the setting for the musical play and film The Sound of Music.

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    Verbania (Lake Maggiore), Italy

    With temperatures of -15C outside, I decided to browse some of the older photos from my travels in 2013. So I decided to share some pleasant memories from Verbania, a small city in Italy, where me and my wife spent just one day at the end of April (2013).

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    Belvedere Palace, Vienna (September 2013)

    The Belvedere is a historic building complex in Vienna, Austria, consisting of two Baroque palaces (the Upper and Lower Belvedere), the Orangery, and the Palace Stables. The buildings are set in a Baroque park landscape in the 3rd district of…

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    Technisches Museum Wien (September 2013)

    As one of the oldest museums of its kind, the Technisches Museum Wien looks back on more than 100 years of history. On 20 June 1909 Emperor Franz Joseph laid the foundation stone for the Technisches Museum Wien as we…

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  • Thumbnail for Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut (Austria) in April 2013 [HDR]

    Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut (Austria) in April 2013 [HDR]

    After spending two days in Vienna we were on our way to Salzburg. But before Salzburg we wanted to get a taste of some Austrian countryside. A quick look on Google Maps has revealed a couple of interesting destinations in…

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    Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn) in April 2013 [HDR]

    The first two days of our “euro-trip” were spent in Vienna, and thanks to a friend’s recommendation, we decided to visit the Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn), which was founded as an imperial menagerie in 1752 and is the oldest zoo…

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