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EXPLORING AUSTRIA 1991

Excursions from Neusiedl am See, north Burgenland

Haslau - the Fischa River:

    View of the Danube from Haslau

    The Fischa River near Fischamend

    The Fischa River, with distant swans

    The Fischa River

Illmitz:

    Orchids, west of Illmitz

    Landscape south of Illmitz

Berg - Wolfsthal - Braunsberg - the Danube - Devin Castle - Hainburg:

    Village of Berg and the Königswarte hill

    Swan at Berg

    View of Bratislava from Berg

    Church at Berg

    The village of Berg

    Castle at Wolfsthal

    Braunsberg

    The Danube

    Looking across the Danube to Devin Castle

    Devin Castle, on the Danube

    Hainburg

    The Danube, at Hainburg

Siegendorf:

    Yellow pheasant's-eye (Adonis vernalis), near Siegendorf

Moosbrunn - Schranawald - Unterwaltersdorf - Reisenberg - Goldberg:

    Church at Moosbrunn

    Church at Schranawald

    Horse chestnut blossoms, Unterwaltersdorf

    Unterwaltersdorf

    The Reisenbach, at Reisenberg

    Church at Reisenberg

    Looking south from Goldberg, near Reisenberg
 

Excursions from Kobersdorf, central Burgenland

Wiesmath - Geretschlag - Hollenthon - Schön:

    Wiesmath, with the distant Schneeberg

    Mostschank in Geretschlag, near Wiesmath

    Church at Hollenthon

    Hollenthon

    Farm near Hollenthon

    Looking north to Lindgraben

    "Paradise" farmhouse, at Schön

    The village of Schön

Blumau - Lembach - Kirchschlag - Karl - Lindgraben:

    Blumau, Markt St. Martin

    Lembach

    Looking south to Kirchschlag

    Looking across a meadow to Kirchschlag

    Church gate and Gasthaus zur Linde, Kirchschlag

    Church at Kirchschlag

    House in Kirchschlag

    Church at Kirchschlag

    The village of Karl

    Evening sky, near Lindgraben

Sopron, Hungary:

    Medieval city tower, Sopron

    Church and memorial column, Sopron

    Church, Fegyvertár street, Sopron

    Main post office, Sopron

    Dominican church, Sopron

    City wall, Várkerület street, Sopron

    Buildings on Várkerület street, Sopron

    Façades of buildings, Sopron

Kobersdorf:

    Jewish cemetery, Kobersdorf

    Gravestones in Jewish cemetery, Kobersdorf

Rosalia chapel - Forchtenstein Castle - Forchtenau - Mattersburg:

    View of Forchtenstein Castle, from the Rosalia chapel

    Gateway of Forchtenstein Castle

    View of Forchtenau, from Forchtenstein Castle

    Fields at Forchtenau

    Meadow near Mattersburg

Katzelsdorf:

    Music group from the CSSR, Katzelsdorf horse show

    Music group, Katzelsdorf horse show

    Courtyard of Katzelsdorf Castle

    Castle at Katzelsdorf

    Haflinger horses, Katzelsdorf horse show

    Noriker horses, Katzelsdorf horse show

Oberau - Stanglgraben:

    Oberau, near Schwarzenbach Markt

    Looking towards Wiesmath from Oberau

    Stanglgraben, near Bromberg
 

Excursions to Graz and environs, from Judendorf-Strassengel

Murstätten Castle - Pirching - Heiligenkreuz am Waasen - Hausmannstätten:

    Murstätten Castle and members of the Lebring band

    Renovation of chapel at Pirching

    Interior of church at Heiligenkreuz am Waasen

    Church at Hausmannstätten

    Bellows bagpipe at music festival, Auf der Leber

Auf der Leber:

    Music festival at Auf der Leber

    Hammer dulcimer and double bass at music festival, Auf der Leber

    Traditional dancing at music festival, Auf der Leber

Wildon:

    Centre of Wildon

    Church at Wildon

Graz:

    Gösting Castle, Graz

    View of Graz from Fürstenstand, on Plabutsch hill

    Interior of St. Vincent's Church, Eggenberg, Graz

    View of the Schlossberg, from Griesplatz, Graz

    Building façade at the corner of Zweiglgasse and Griesplatz, Graz

    Corner of Rösselmühlgasse and Elisabethinergasse, Graz

    St. Andrew's Church and the house where Karl Böhm was born on Aug. 28, 1894

    The red brick house where Karl Böhm was born (21 Kernstockgasse), Graz

Pleschkogel - Walzkogel - Kaschlsteig:

    Looking east to Gratkorn and Gratwein, from below the Pleschkogel

    Farmhouse and apple trees, below the Pleschkogel

    View of Gratwein and Judendorf-Strassengel

    Looking west from below the Walzkogel

    Großstübing, from Kaschlsteig

Graz:

    Fashion show of Styrian traditional costumes, main square, Graz
 

Excursions from Altenmarkt an der Triesting

Ramsau - Höhenberg - Hainfeld hut:

    Church at Ramsau, near Hainfeld

    Purple columbine and pink orchids, on Höhenberg

    Looking towards Araburg, from Höhenberg

    Ramsons (Allium ursinum) in woods, Höhenberg

    Rescue helicopter, Hainfeld hut

    Hainfeld, from below Hainfeld hut

Baden:

    105 Weilburgstrasse, Baden, home of Archduke Eugen (1863-1954)

Mayerling:

    Vetch, plantain, scary and other flowers, at Mayerling

    Convent at Mayerling

    Convent (left) and former hunting lodge (right), Mayerling

Hocheck - Araburg Castle - Furth - Rehgras:

    Looking towards Araburg, from below Hocheck

    View from Hocheck

    Araburg Castle

    Meadow, reeds, pines, mixed forest and limestone crags, from the Furth valley

    Trompe l'oeil ceiling fresco of church at Furth

    Altar of church at Furth

    Primary school, Furth

    Fields at Rehgras estate

Neuhaus - Pottenstein - Berndorf - St. Veit an der Triesting:

    Former hotels, Neuhaus

    Church at Neuhaus

    Herrenhaus at Pottenstein

    Primary and polytechnical school, Pottenstein

    79 Hainfeld St., Pottenstein

    Church tower, Pottenstein

    Town hall, Pottenstein

    Wooden carving of bear, studded with nails, Berndorf

    Emperor Franz Josef Theater, Berndorf

    St. Mary's church (former parish church), Berndorf

    Industrial estate (former Krupp works), Berndorf

    Church, St. Veit an der Triesting

St. Corona:

    Church at St. Corona

Rohrbach:

    Music festival, Rohrbach main square

    Parade, Rohrbach music festival - 1

    Parade, Rohrbach music festival - 2

    Traditional dancing, Rohrbach music festival

    Schuhplattler dancing, Rohrbach music festival

    Ribbon dance, Rohrbach music festival

Muggendorf - Klauswiese - Matras lookout - Triesting valley:

    Mira valley, near Muggendorf

    Peilstein, from the Klauswiese

    Looking west from the Matras lookout

    Looking southeast from the Matras lookout

    Looking south from the Matras observation point

    1777 boundary marker, Triesting valley ('MT' probably refers to Maria Teresa)

    1677 boundary marker, Triesting valley

Mariental valley - Ramsau - Hainfeld - Hofstatt - Brennhof - Altenmarkt - Klauswiese:

    Mariental valley

    Ramsau, near Hainfeld

    Field of flowers above Ramsau, near Hainfeld

    Hofstatt

    View of Gerichtsberg and the Schöpfl observatory, from Hofstatt

    View of Kaumberg, Peilstein and Hocheck, from Brennhof

    Church at Altenmarkt

    Looking towards Thenneberg, from near the Altenmarkt church

    Festenberg and Peilstein, from the Klauswiese

    The Klauswiese

    Altenmarkt, from the Steinkemperl

    Rainbow, seen from our window, Altenmarkt

    Rainbow, Altenmarkt

Pogra - Betsteig - Steinhof:

    Looking north from Pogra (near the fort)

    Looking south from Pogra

    The Steinwand gorge

    Looking north over the Steinwand gorge to Hocheck, from Betsteig near Auf dem Hals

    Pines at Steinhof

    Grillenberg, from near Steinhof

Lindabrunn - Enzesfeld - Leobersdorf - Schönau:

    Vineyard, with Lindabrunn in the background

    Castle ruin and church, Enzesfeld

    Meadow, Enzesfeld

    Forestry headquarters, Enzesfeld

    Church at Leobersdorf

    Ponds at Schönau

    Inn, Schönau

    Church at Schönau

    Building at Schönau

Altenmarkt - Kottingbrunn - Teesdorf - Tattendorf - Oberwaltersdorf - Trumau:

    Outdoor mass, Altenmarkt

    Distant view of Gainfarn

    Kottingbrunn Castle - 1

    Kottingbrunn Castle - 2

    Courtyard of house at Teesdorf

    Main street, Teesdorf

    Looking across fields to Tattendorf

    Church Street, Tattendorf

    Church at Oberwaltersdorf

    Trinity column, Trumau

    Castle at Trumau

St. Veit an der Triesting - Traiskirchen - Pfaffstätten:

    View of St. Veit an der Triesting

    Church and column, Traiskirchen main square

    Grape vines, with distant view of Gumpoldskirchen

    Train station at Pfaffstätten

Michelbach Markt - Kuckuckbauer hut:

    Farmhouse, Michelbach Markt

    Church at Michelbach Markt

    Looking north from near the Kuckuckbauer hut

Lindabrunn - Hernstein Castle - Piesting:

    Burning bush flowers (Dictamnus albus), in woods above Lindabrunn

    Hernstein Castle

    Church at Piesting

    Harvesting pine sap (Pechen), near Piesting

Heiligenkreuz monastery - Hinterbrühl - Mödling - Gumpoldskirchen:

    Church interior, Heiligenkreuz monastery

    Inner courtyard, Heiligenkreutz monastery

    Fountain in courtyard of Heiligenkreutz monastery

    Liechtenstein cholera church, Hinterbrühl

    View of Mödling fortress from Liechtenstein Street, Hinterbrühl

    Schwarzer Turm (black tower), near Mödling

    Town hall, Mödling

    Elisabeth Street, Mödling

    View across fields to church at Gumpoldskirchen

    Kirchplatz (church square), Gumpoldskirchen

    Courtyard of a heuriger at Gumpoldskirchen

Lilienfeld monastery - Altenmarkt:

    Farm and fish ponds at Lilienfeld monastery

    Farm at Wiesenbach, near Lilienfeld

    Festenberg hill and Altenmarkt church tower, from the road to St. Corona
 

Excursions from Krems-Stein, on the Danube

Fessl hut - Dürnstein - Weissenkirchen - Spitz:

    Rührsdorf (left) and Weissenkirchen (right), from below the Fessl hut

    The Danube, from near the ruins of Dürnstein Castle

    View of Dürnstein, from the castle ruins

    Dürnstein and the Danube, from the ruins of Dürnstein Castle

    Street in Dürnstein

    Terraced hillside with grape vines, west of Dürnstein

    Grapevines growing on a wall, between Dürnstein and Weissenkirchen

    Weissenkirchen

    Fortified church of St. Michael

    Church at Spitz

    The village of Spitz, surrounded by vineyards

    Street in Spitz

Krems - Rehberg - Unterloiben:

    Mesnerhäusl, Krems, with stucco relief of St. Johann Nepomuk, by Leopold Perger (1745)

    Looking north from between Rehberg and Waldhof

    Landscape with tall mullein plants, above Loiben

    Looking across the Danube to Hundsheim and the distant Göttweig monastery, from near Unterloiben

Unterbergern - Maria Langegg - Aggstein ruin - Stein:

    Looking across vineyards to Unterbergern, near Mautern

    View of the Danube valley, from path between Unterbergern and Maria Langegg

    Path in forest above Maria Langegg

    Trompe l'oeil ceiling frescos in church at Maria Langegg

    Frescos and organ, church at Maria Langegg

    Village of Maria Langegg

    Distant view of church at Maria Langegg

    Aggstein Castle ruins

    View of Stein, from the Stein-Mautern bridge across the Danube

    View of Stein, from the Schlossberg

Senftenberg:

    Distant view of Stratzing

    Ruins of Senftenberg Castle

    Village of Senftenberg, from the castle ruins

    Looking up the Krems valley from the castle ruins at Senftenberg

    Looking down the Krems valley from the castle ruins at Senftenberg

    Ruins of Senftenberg Castle, with church wall and covered passage in the foreground

Furth:

    Pfarrhof (manse), Furth

Rehberg - Lengenfeld - Langenlois - Gobelsburg - Hadersdorf:

    Church at Rehberg, from the ruins of Rehberg Castle

    Village of Rehberg, from the ruins of Rehberg Castle

    Church at Rehberg, with 15th century fresco of St. Christopher

    Looking across the Krems River to the church and castle ruins at Rehberg

    Castle at Lengenfeld

    View of Lengenfeld and the Gföhl Forest

    Sweet peas, vines and stone pines, between Lengenfeld and Langenlois

    Kühsteingraben (road lined with wine cellars), Langenlois

    Church at Langenlois

    Column at Körnerplatz, Langenlois

    Castle at Gobelsburg

    Church at Gobelsburg

    Church at Hadersdorf

    Former councillors' house, Hadersdorf

    Sgraffito house, Hadersdorf

Krems - Melk - Schönbühel - Oberarnsdorf - Weissenkirchen - Dürnstein - Stein:

    Schiller Street, Krems

    Confluence of the Melk River and the Danube, from the Melk monastery

    A back courtyard of the Melk monastery

    The monastery, from the main square of Melk

    Historic fresco with person and cows, 19 Sterngasse, Melk

    Melk monastery

    Schönbühel Castle, on the Danube

    Schönbühel monastery, on the Danube

    Oberarnsdorf, on the Danube

    Weissenkirchen

    The Danube, between Weissenkirchen and Dürnstein

    The monastery church at Dürnstein

    Dürnstein from the Danube, with the castle ruins in the background

    The tower of the monastery church, Dürnstein

    Stein, from the Danube

    Former town halll, Steiner Landstrasse, Stein

    Fountain in Schürer square, Stein

    Looking down the Steiner Landstrasse, Stein

Wetterkreuz - Walpersdorf - Herzogenburg:

    View of Krems and the Danube, from the Wetterkreuz church above Hollenburg

    The Danube valley, with Göttweig monastery on a distant hilltop, from Maria Elend, above Höbenbach

    Walpersdorf and Ingersdorf

    The monastery church, Herzogenburg

    Courtyard of Herzogenburg monastery

Kottes - Oberanna - Unteranna:

    View of Stixendorf and Nöhagen

    Kottes

    Castle at Oberranna

    Church at Unterranna

    The Spitzenbach valley

Stein - Jaidhof:

    Looking down the Hintere Fahrstrasse, Stein

    Looking down the Hintere Fahrstrasse, Stein

    Castle at Jaidhof, near Gföhl

Krems - Stein:

    Schmidgasse and building at 4 Körnermarkt, Krems

    Schürer square, Stein

    Building at 84 Steiner Landstrasse, Stein

    Steiner Landstrasse and Rathaus square, Stein

    Rathaus square from near the Danube, Stein

    Pfarrplatz, Krems

Maissau:

    Looking across vineyards to castle and church at Maissau

Horn - Breiteneich - Kühnring - Eggenburg:

    Original parish church, Horn

    Horn main square, with the originally Protestant St. George's church

    Castle at Horn

    Castle at Breiteneich, near Horn

    Church at Kühnring - 1

    Church at Kühnring - 2

    Main square, Eggenburg

    Museum at Eggenburg

Mautern - Traismauer:

    House 1, at Baumgarten, near Mautern

    Statue of St. Florian (patron saint of fire-fighters), Florianigasse, Traismauer

Schiltern - Stiefern - Krems:

    Former market place, Schiltern

    Chapel and entrance to covered stairs leading to the church, Schiltern

    Looking down the Kamp valley to Schönberg and Schönbergneustift

    Looking down the Stiefern valley to Stiefern

    Looking over Stein and the Danube to the village of Furth and the Göttweig monastery

    View of Krems, from hill above Stein

    View of Krems and the Danube, from hill above Stein

Hundsheim - Ferdinandswarte - Emmersdorf:

    Looking across the Danube to Loiben and the ruins of Dürnstein Castle, from Hundsheim

    Rossatz (left), Dürnstein (centre) and Oberloiben (foreground), from the Ferdinand observation point

    Emmersdorf, with Melk in the background

Albrechtsberg - Hohenstein:

    Albrechtsberg, with castle

    The Krems valley, between Brauhaus and Obermeisling

    Hohenstein

Rosenburg Castle:

    Rosenburg Castle

    Rosenburg Castle

    Gateway, Rosenburg Castle

    Detail, Rosenburg Castle

    Rosenburg Castle, from the lawns

    Griffon vulture at Rosenburg Castle

    Entrance to the chapel, Rosenburg Castle

    Archway, Rosenburg Castle

    Rosenburg Castle, from the Altenburg-Rosenburg road

Etsdorf - Grafenegg Castle:

    Meadow with poppies, Etsdorf

    Tower at Grafenegg Castle

    Courtyard, Grafenegg Castle

    Grounds of Grafenegg Castle

Altenburg monastery - Strögen - Frauenhofen:

    Ceiling fresco and stucco work, in the church of Altenburg monastery

    Ceiling frescos and stucco work, in the church Altenburg monastery

    Stucco work in the chuch of Altenburg monastery

    Stucco bird, in the Emperor's wing of the Altenburg monastery

    Door, painted marble and stucco work, in the Emperor's wing of the Altenburg monastery

    Stucco work in the Emperor's wing of the Altenburg monastery - 1

    Stucco work in the Emperor's wing of the Altenburg monastery - 2

    Stucco work in the Emperor's wing of the Altenburg monastery - 3

    Stucco work in the Emperor's wing of the Altenburg monastery - 4

    Stucco work in the Emperor's wing of the Altenburg monastery - 5

    Stucco work in the Emperor's wing of the Altenburg monastery - 6

    Staircase in the Emperor's wing of the Altenburg monastery

    Field of sunflowers, near Strögen im Taffatal

    Horn, with distant view of Maria Dreieichen church, from Frauenhofen

Greillenstein Castle - Feinfeld - Neubau:

    Recording a radio broadcast during a thunderstorm, Greillenstein Castle

    Stone lion at Greillenstein Castle

    Stone lion, Greillenstein Castle

    Sculpture of sphinx, Greillenstein Castle

    Church at Feinfeld in the Taffatal

    Church at Neubau in the Taffatal

Emmersdorf - Leiben - Rantenberg - Gossam - Aggsbach Markt:

    Shop in Emmersdorf

    House façade, Emmersdorf

    1896 Sculpture of Georg Prunner, leader of peasant revolt in the 16th century, Emmersdorf

    Weitenegg castle ruins, Leiben

    Geyer textile factory on the Weitenbach stream, Leiben

    Castle at Leiben

    View of Melk, from Rantenberg

    The village of Gossam

    Looking across the Danube to Aggsbach Dorf, from Aggsbach Markt

Schallaburg Castle - Roggendorf - Loosdorf:

    Schallaburg Castle

    View of the village of Albrechtsberg an der Pielach, from Roggendorf

    Sculpture of the Ledochowska saints from Loosdorf, Loosdorf church

    Church at Loosdorf

St. Pölten:

    Apricot tree, St. Pölten

    Villa at St. Pölten
 

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