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Vienna, Austria

we're in Vienna for a few days before the start of our drive...
we're in Vienna for a few days before the start of our drive...
...and it's lovely!
...and it's lovely!
at the Museums Quartier
at the Museums Quartier
inside the art complex
inside the art complex
a sand sculpture taking shape
a sand sculpture taking shape
on to the Leopold, home to many Schiele paintings
on to the Leopold, home to many Schiele paintings
two of Jay's favorite works of art
two of Jay's favorite works of art
an interesting re-worked Klimt
an interesting re-worked Klimt
and some colorful paintings by Moser
and some colorful paintings by Moser
a small collection of furnishings by the Wiener Werkstatte
a small collection of furnishings by the Wiener Werkstatte
back out in the city...
back out in the city...
...and onto the streets
...and onto the streets
a memorial to university professors killed after the Anschluss...
a memorial to university professors killed after the Anschluss...
...and one to Beethoven
...and one to Beethoven
at the large and beautiful Stadt Park
at the large and beautiful Stadt Park
jackdaws are the top of the pecking order here
jackdaws are the top of the pecking order here
at St. Stephen's cathedral
at St. Stephen's cathedral
with Herb and Lucille on Kahlenberg above the city
with Herb and Lucille on Kahlenberg above the city
a view over the city and Danube river
a view over the city and Danube river
in the suburban village of Grinzing
in the suburban village of Grinzing
Rauchers permitted here!
Rauchers permitted here!
back in Vienna, in Herb's boyhood neighborhood
back in Vienna, in Herb's boyhood neighborhood
Bleichergasse, with the Volksoper behind
Bleichergasse, with the Volksoper behind
a nice neighborhood passage
a nice neighborhood passage
Herb's old school...
Herb's old school...
...and the building where he lived with his parents until 1938
...and the building where he lived with his parents until 1938
the door to Herb's former flat
the door to Herb's former flat
an elevated section of the historic U6 line
an elevated section of the historic U6 line
next day, outside the Stadttempel...
next day, outside the Stadttempel...
...the only synagogue to survive the war
...the only synagogue to survive the war
in the archives of the adjacent IKG; Herb saw his original birth record in their books
in the archives of the adjacent IKG; Herb saw his original birth record in their books
heading for Judenplatz...
heading for Judenplatz...
...to see the memorial to deported Viennese Jews...
...to see the memorial to deported Viennese Jews...
...in the form of a library facing inwards
...in the form of a library facing inwards
back on the streets for a zig-zag through the city
back on the streets for a zig-zag through the city
Otto Wagner's 1906 Secession postal savings bank building
Otto Wagner's 1906 Secession postal savings bank building
continuing on...
continuing on...
...past the Bourse...
...past the Bourse...
...and another university building
...and another university building
the old buildings are seeing quite a bit of work now...
the old buildings are seeing quite a bit of work now...
...and some interesting modifications
...and some interesting modifications
at the Belvedere: more Klimt and Schiele...
at the Belvedere: more Klimt and Schiele...
...in elegant gardens
...in elegant gardens
Vienna gets the laurel!
Vienna gets the laurel!