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Bratislava photos

Some additional info on Bratislava, Slovakia is that it is largely Catholic, about 70%, due to “The Holy Roman Empire” which was largely the phase of the Hapsburg rule. Maria Theresa (1717 -1780), who I mentioned in my Schönbrunn post, … Continue reading

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Schönbrunn Palace

Schönbrunn Palace dates back to the Middle Ages and was once just a hunting grounds for the Austrian rich and famous (back in the 1500’s!).  It is located about 20 minutes outside of Vienna and is accessible by train (€1.80 … Continue reading

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