Category Austria

Europe 2014 – Salzburg – The Heavens Open and the Rain Comes Down

Timeline: September 11th – 13th Editors Note: I forgot to include one very important article of clothing in my list in the last post. These would be the socks I have lived in, two different styles of Smartwool products. With tennis shoes and shorts I’ve been wearing the mini sock and with my Gore Tex […]

Europe 2014 – Vienna – The Dichotomy of Schloss Schoenbrunn and Gyros

Timeline: September 7th – 10th Our last day in Vienna would be simple; laundry in the morning and a visit to Schloss Schoenbrunn in the afternoon. One of the advantages of travel today is the wide variety of clothing one can use to make it easier, particularly travel on the run. During my earlier journeys, I […]

Europe 2014 – Vienna – A Good Day’s Ride and a Little Night Music

Timeline: September 7th – 10th Determined to ride the next day, Tuesday, we conferred with the girls next door. After having ridden their bikes from Frankfurt, they were up each day for biking outings in and around Vienna. We asked them about places to ride and they confirmed that the island near camp was the place […]

Europe 2014 – Vienna – On the Trail of the Great Composers

Timeline: September 7th – 10th Although just a short 200 kilometers (126 miles) drive from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna from a mileage perspective, the need to take country roads in the Czech Republic added extra driving time to the trip. We entered Austria a couple of hours after noon and stopped for gas at an OMV […]

Europe 1992 – Jessica’s Hungarian Birthday, Part One

Eight years would pass before we would visit Europe again.  In those intervening years: I returned to working at ASUCLA, We purchased the Wade Street house from my parents, Jessica was born in 1988, One day while I was making copies at ASUCLA Margaret Snow tapped me on the shoulder and advised me to keep […]