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October 14th, 2003 – by: rosemary_mcandrew
We wandered around Vienna taking in the sights. Horse drawn carraiges are big business in Vienna, and for an exhorbitant 70 Euros you can go for a trot around town.
We also went to the hughe St Stephans cathedral, which marks the centre of town, as well as visiting the Josephinium museum of medical history. This is a small museum displaying gory 19th century medical instruments, and accounts of unpleasant looking operations.
Unfortunately there was no English anywhere, but between the three of us, we tried to work out exactly which scary looking instrument did what.
After our morning of gore, we set out around town again. A lot of time though, we were a bit lost in Vienna's tangle of streets, so there was much map consultation along the way.
We had a great time in Vienna with perfect weather (if a tad chilly). The city is such a beautiful place with lots of magnificent buildings. We left on wednesday to catch a train back to Salzburg in order to fly home.
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