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The Lipizzaner performance

The Lipizzaner performance this evening lasted about 1 ½ hours and started with five of the younger stallions who are beginning to show in front of an audience.  They ranged from 4-6 years and are considered ‘youngsters’.  One, in particular, was … Continue reading

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Sisi Museum and Royal Apartments

I visited the Sisi Museum and the Royal Apartments today, all part of the Hofburg Palace which is the former imperial residence in the heart of Vienna.  It is also adjacent to the Spanische Hofreitschule (the Spanish Court Riding School) … Continue reading

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Lipizzaners!

Charles IV, of the Hapsburg empire, held titles over many countries of Europe back in his day.  At one time he was King of Spain and subsequently moved to Vienna, Austria to assume title of Emperor when his brother died. … Continue reading

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Wien, Österreich

Vienna, Austria! I arrived late last night and am in one of the strangest hotel rooms I have ever stayed in. There is a slight circus theme to the room in that it has a large mural of various carnies … Continue reading

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