One of the more beautiful squares in Vienna. I ride or walk through Amhof almost everyday and it is always beautiful but on this afternoon a curious combination of setting sun and dark skies persuaded me to stop and shoot.
Archives for September 2004
For the record the day was the 20 September.
Last year when I arrived in Vienna, the first time I saw Austrian society was at the Austrian Fashion Awards. Last year's awards were not very good. They had a DJ in from FM4 which is the hot radio station in Vienna. Their DJ's have a shared way of speaking with deep voices and a very laid back attitude. A kind of time transporter to the FM of the 1970's in North America. In any case, this Hermes is much in love with this own voice and did not deprive us of it. He spoke for about two hours of...
Museumsquartier in Vienna is the ancient ecurie of the Emperor. It has been turned into the centre of art and dance in Vienna. Situated at the beginning of Mariahilfer Strasse and a stone’s throw away from Heldenplatz, Museumsquatier is the anchor of cultural life in Vienna. It also has some wonderful outdoor cafés in the courtyard far from the echoing of strassenbann and the noise of cars.
This afternoon it was the site for the afternoon show of Austrian Fashion Week.
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View from the bridge
A bridge crossing to the Donauinsel from Vienna. Nightfall.
But the ball is over now and so is this review. And we go back again to our lives, all of us touched and changed by this strange experiential dance hall.
i went on a six hour bike ride yesterday through Wienerwald. it was quite wonderful. at one point, i wandered away from the main bike paths and went to the top of a mountain where there was only the narrowest unused footpath. when i was there, i saw a beautiful red deer and at the very top i found a strange abandoned cave. the woods were so beautiful and green that it wasjust like a trip to Middle Earth. the path pictured in the photo above is the view down from the hilltop where i found the cave. i saw...