Vienna im Vinter

A couple of weeks ago, I went with some friends to Vienna for the day.  At the top of the list was to see the Schönbrunn Palace as it's the #1 attraction in Vienna and I've never been.  It's the 1,441-room summer home of the famous Habsburg family.  And it's very Ro-coco.

Shyla and I in front.

The backyard.

It looks a bit different in spring and summer:


We then enjoyed a nice lunch at a very Viennesey restaurant:


and all split our first Kaiserschmarrn for dessert.
The Habsburgs used to eat this for dinner.

 Crepey/pancake puff with bites of carmelized sugar and a side of plum sauce.
 
 Pretty soon I won't be able to jaunt to Vienna for the day with my girlies. :(



then walked around, shopped and had a coffee at the Sacher Café before driving home in the snow.


Auf Wiedersehen, Wien.

{Photos courtesy of Shyla and Kim. Danke!}

9 comments:

Kim au Kanada said...

It was a fun day with y'all! ;-) Let's do it again when it's warmer and while we can!!!

Cat said...

Ooooo, beautiful pictures! I'm jealous. Must go there one day!

Kristen Rogers said...

Gorg! You look great, Tiks!

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visda said...

Hi there, I ran into your blog while exploring Graz. Love seeing things from another perspective. Also like your culture shock section a lot. I used to live in Vienna over a decade but now I have come back for research in Graz. If you'd like to meet some time for a coffee, get in touch.
Cheers!
Visda

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Vanisha @ Vanishas Life In...Australia said...

Such beautiful photos Carolyn!

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