Tag: Austria

Stift Melk

We visited Stift Melk briefly with Joel in 2008 as we drove from Salzburg to Vienna where I was going to a conference. It was a chance encounter when we saw signs and an interesting […]

Vienna – Day 4

After breakfast in the hotel, Joel and I headed out for our last day of exploration of Vienna. Our first visit was to the Naschmarkt, the food and produce market which Peter had advised us […]

Vienna – Day 3

This morning I had arranged to meet Doris Ingrisch, a woman who had sent a paper for our Women’s Conference in Toowoomba last year, but who had been unable to get funding to actually make […]

Vienna – Day 2

This morning’s exploration of Vienna commenced with a ride on the Reisenrad, Vienna’s large ferris wheel which has operated since 1897. It is a wonderful old machine and must have been considered an absolutely spectacular […]

Vienna – Day 1

Peter’s blog for the day would consist of “Went to the conference, networked as only I can do. Had fun.” So this is Majella taking over for a few days.

Salzburg to Vienna

Parking on the streets of Salzburg was free until 9:00 am on Monday so we arranged our morning to make sure we would be on the road by that time. We rose about 7:00, showered […]


Hotel Lasserhof was more generous with breakfast than with the dimensions of our bathroom. Unusually for hotels in my experience, it had a separate bathroom (shower and basin but no bath) and toilet. Both provided […]