Daily Archives: July 20, 2008

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A stop off at Bratislava

Left Vienna after breakfast, headed for Budapest in Hungary. On the way we stopped at Bratislava in Slovakia for about 90 minutes. We wandered the market briefly, then grabbed some lunch. Lauren, our tour guide, had recommended some fancy looking pizza cones (pizza base shapped like an ice cream cone, […]

Venice to Vienna

Today was a pretty long bus trip, leaving at 7:45 and getting to Vienna about 4pm. We didn’t visit anywhere special along the way, but the scenary was beautiful as we made our way across Austria. It was a Saturday that we arrive, at about 5:30pm, and most of the […]

Gondola anyone?

Our visit to Venice was lovely. We headed into the town by shuttle bus, then walked the canals to the centre of town. The morning began with a peaceful gondola ride through the canals. The town was very pretty, and (surprisingly) didn’t smell all that much (there was an occasional […]