Tag Archives: Austria

Slow road to Cyprus – what did we learn?

Reflecting back on our seven weeks road and sea trip from Bath, UK to Cyprus, most things went pretty well. It took us quite a bit of time to reflect before trying to answer the question “What did we learn?” Well, here are a few … Continue reading

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Slow road to Cyprus – what went well?

Reflecting back on our seven weeks road and sea trip from Bath, UK to Cyprus, most things went pretty well. Here are a few pointers for other potential travellers: We found Tripadvisor.com very helpful in planning and costing our over-night … Continue reading

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Slow road to Cyprus – places for revisiting?

If you read our last blog about our most precious memories on our epic road and sea trip from Bath, UK to Cyprus, I suppose there were plenty of clues as to where we enjoyed most and would perhaps like … Continue reading

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Taking the slow road to Cyprus – Omnibus Edition

Drawing the line and starting again Posted on April 6, 2012 Welcome to Marilyn & Alf’s new blog. We plan to live in Cyprus and travel extensively. Our first adventure will be getting to Cyprus by car! April 28 2012, we shall be taking … Continue reading

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Some of Marilyn and Alf’s Best Photos in Vienna

Check out the link below for some of Marilyn & Alf’s best photos whilst visiting Vienna. Open the link and then choose Vienna, or if you prefer Prague or Frankfurt http://www.flickr.com/photos/alfandmarilyn/

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Sad to say farewell to Vienna – Marilyn and Alf

Today we must leave Vienna for Bratislava and end our wonderful five-day introduction to Vienna. Yesterday, we strolled into the City Centre and stopped for some photos of the Austrian Parliament but this soon gave way to further internal exploration. We were … Continue reading

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Mozart, Strauss and Schnitzel?- Marilyn Oldman

On Monday evening we heard the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra playing at home at the Musikverein , a truly wonderful concert including Salieri, Hayden and Schubert, conducted by Riccardo Muti, in probably the best and most beautiful concert hall in the World – The Vienna Musikverein. … Continue reading

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A very special day for Marilyn and Alf in Vienna

Being first time visitors to Vienna, this blog picks up some our highlights on our first day. The day starts slowly and builds to it climax. We headed off for the U-Bahn (underground railway) and purchased a pass then spent … Continue reading

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Marilyn and Alf arrive in Vienna to thunder and lightening – what a welcome!

We’ve arrived in Vienna, Austria and just got settled before the heavens opened – thunder and lighting followed – what a reception! The four-hour road journey from Prague was fairly uneventful. Leaving Prague, we saw lots of Communist era high … Continue reading

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