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EXPLORING AUSTRIA 1993

Excursions to Vienna and environs, from Klosterneuburg-Weidling

Weidlingbach - Wienerwaldhaus - Eichberg hill - Hadersfeld:

    Salamander on forest floor, Weidlingbach

    Wild boar family, Wienerwaldhaus

    View of Klosterneuburg monastery

    Looking northeast from the Eichberg hill in Klosterneuburg

    On the Eichberg hill, in Klosterneuburg

    Wood near Hadersfeld

    Looking across the Danube to Stockerau, from above St. Andrä

Weidling:

    Weidling and the Kahlenberg hill

    Weidling and the Lange Gasse

Weidling - Jubiläumswarte - Hermannskogel - Lainzer Tiergarten - Hörndlwand:

    Weidling

    View of Vienna, from the Jubiläumswarte

    Looking towards Weidling and Kierling, from the Hermannskogel

    Close-up of 'Fredl', a wild boar in the Lainzer Tiergarten, Vienna

    'Fredl', a wild boar in the Lainzer Tiergarten, Vienna

    View of Vienna, from the Wiener Blick in the Lainzer Tiergarten

    Topiary at the Hermes villa in the Lainzer Tiergarten, Vienna

    The Hermes villa in the Lainzer Tiergarten, Vienna

    View of Vienna, from the Hörndlwand

Weidling - Klosterneuburg Monastery - Buchberg:

    Kreuthhof, Weidling

    Schreders Backhaus, Weidling

    Villa at Weidling

    Band at Weidling

    Ceiling fresco as reflected in the mirror under the Emperor's dome cupola, Klosterneuburg monastery

    Door near the Emperor's dome cupola, Klosterneuburg monastery

    The Emperor's dome cupola, Klosterneuburg monastery

    Furnished room, Klosterneuburg monastery

    Stucco work, ceiling of furnished room in Klosterneuburg monastery

    Detail, stucco work in Klosterneuburg monastery

    Detail of 15th century painting depicting the Babenberg family tree, Klosterneuburg monastery

    Stained glass work dating from around 1330, Klosterneuburg monastery

    Klosterneuburg and the Bisamberg, from the Buchberg hill

    Klosterneuburg and the Klosterneuberg monastery, from the lower slopes of the Buchberg

    Klosterneuburg and the Bisamberg, from the upper slopes of the Buchberg

Weidling:

    Servitenhof, Weidling

    House on the main street of Weidling

    Church tower, Weidling
 

Excursions from Kobersdorf, central Burgenland

Kobersdorf:

    View of Kobersdorf

    Display of birthday presents, Kobersdorf

    Birthday presents, Kobersdorf

    Interior of house in Kobersdorf

    Oil painting of local landscape with beehives, Kobersdorf

    Abstract painting, Kobersdorf

Marz - Forchtenau:

    Fortified church, Marz

    Forchtenstein Castle, from Forchtenau

Deutschkreuz - Haschendorf - Neckenmarkt - Lackenbach:

    Castle near Deutschkreuz, enlarged in 1626

    Castle near Deutschkreuz

    Roadside flowers, near Haschendorf

    Haschendorf

    Looking towards Unterpetersdorf (left) and Neckenmarkt (right)

    Wrought iron work, cemetery gate at Neckenmarkt

    School at Lackenbach

Geretschlag - Wiesmath - Kobersdorf Castle:

    Looking towards the Hohe Wand, from Geretschlag

    The Bucklige Welt from Wiesmath, with distant view of the Rax and Schneeberg mountains

    Courtyard of castle at Kobersdorf

    Castle at Kobersdorf

Neckenmarkt - Ritzing - Lackenbach - Weppersdorf:

    Icelandic pony, Neckenmarkt

    House in Ritzing

    View of Lackenbach, from the Lackenbach cemetery

    Wrought iron work, Lackenbach

    Map of Weppersdorf area
 

Excursions from Tragöß, Styria

Grüner See:

    The Grüner See, Tragöß - 1

    The Grüner See, Tragöß - 2

    The Grüner See, Tragöß - 3

    The Grüner See, Tragöß - 4

    The Grüner See, Tragöß - 5

    The Grüner See, Tragöß - 6

    The Grüner See, Tragöß - 7

    The Grüner See, Tragöß - 8

    The Grüner See, Tragöß - 9

Trenchtling:

    View of the Brandstein (left) and the Ebenstein (right), from the Trenchtling

    Looking towards the Erzberg, from the Trenchtling

    The Meßnerin (foreground) and Hochschwab peaks (background), from the Trenchtling

    The Meßnerin and Hochschwab peaks, from the path between Hieselegg and the Trenchtling

Plotscherboden - Sackwiesen alp - Sackwiesen lake - Sonnschien alp:

    Gorge above Tragöß

    Primroses, Plotscherboden, near Tragöß

    Christmas roses, Plotscherboden, near Tragöß

    Christmas rose, Plotscherboden, near Tragöß

    Primroses, Plotscherboden, near Tragöß

    Flowers, Plotscherboden, near Tragöß

    Sackwiesen alp

    Yellow marsh marigolds, Sackwiesen alp

    White Primroses and small blue gentians, Sackwiesen alp

    Looking southwest towards the Trenchtling (left), from the Sackwiesen alp

    Bodenbauer from the Häusel alp

    The Sackwiesen lake - 1

    The Sackwiesen lake - 2

    The Sackwiesen lake - 3

    The Sackwiesen lake - 4

    Daphne mezereum flowers, near the Sackwiesen lake

    Alpine snowbell (Soldanella alpina) growing in patch of snow, Sackwiesen alp

    View of the Ebenstein

    Enzian, Sonnschien alp

    The Ebenstein

    The Sonnschien alp

Tragöß:

    The Pribitz mountain, from Tragöß
 

Mariazell, Styria

    Hotels at Mariazell

    Interior of pilgrimage church at Mariazell

    Interior of pilgrimage church, Mariazell
 

Excursions from Krems-Stein, on the Danube

Gneixendorf - Gobelsburg:

    Poppies and elderberry blossoms, near Gneixendorf

    View of Gneixendorf

    Gobelsburg

    The Kamp River, Gobelsburg

Dürnstein:

    Dürnstein ruin and church tower, on the Danube

    The Danube, above Dürnstein

    Church tower, Dürnstein

    Courtyard of former monastery, Dürnstein - 1

    Courtyard of former monastery, Dürnstein - 2

    Courtyard of former monastery, Dürnstein - 3

    Courtyard of former monastery, Dürnstein - 4

    Courtyard of former monastery, Dürnstein - 5

    Church interior, former monastery at Dürnstein

    Church ceiling, former monastery at Dürnstein

    Detail of Crypt, former monastery at Dürnstein

    Detail of church tower, Dürnstein

    Contrasting sky and earth tones, detail of church tower, Dürnstein

Schönbühel - Aggsbach Karthäuse - Maria Langegg - Nesselstauden - Oberbergern - Unterbergern:

    Schönbühel Castle

    Church of Schönbühel monastery

    Schönbühel Castle and the Danube, from the Schönbühel monastery

    The Karthäuse at Aggsbach

    Garden of Karthäuse at Aggsbach

    Karthäuse at Aggsbach

    Pulpit, Karthäuse Aggsbach

    Detail of pulpit, Karthäuse at Aggsbach

    Stucco work, Karthäuse Aggsbach

    Hallway, Karthäuse at Aggsbach

    Karthäuse, Aggsbach

    Church at Maria Langegg

    Organ, church at Maria Langegg

    Organ and ceiling frescos, church at Maria Langegg

    Looking south across the Aggsbach valley, from near Maria Langegg

    View across the Aggsbach valley from near Nesselstauden

    Oberbergern, with a distant view of the Göttweig monastery

    A distant view of Krems, from near Oberbergern

    View of the Göttweig monastery from near the Ferdinandswarte

    Copse near the Ferdinandswarte

    Unterbergern

Rosenburg - Steinegg - Ödes Schloss - Krems:

    Rosenburg Castle, from Rosenburg - 1

    Rosenburg Castle, from Rosenburg - 2

    The Altenburg monastery, from the Kamp valley

    The Kamp valley, Steinegg

    The Kamp River, fom bridge at Steinegg

    Field of daisies, Steinegg

    The Altenburg monastery

    The Kamp valley from Ödes Schloss, near Altenburg

    Obere Landstrasse, Krems

Hundsheim - Rossatz - St. Lorenzen - Oberkienstock - Mitterarnsdorf - Oberarnsdorf:

    View across the Danube to Loiben, from Hundsheim

    View across the Danube to Dürnstein, from Rossatzbach

    View across the Danube to Dürnstein, from Rossatz

    View across the Danube to the Pfaffen valley, from Rossatz

    View across the Danube to the Vogelberg, from Rossatz

    View across the Danube to Weissenkirchen, from St. Lorenzen

    Weissenkirchen and ferry boat, from St. Lorenzen

    View across the Danube to Wösendorf, from Oberkienstock

    View across the Danube to St. Michael, from Mitterarnsdorf

    Interior of St. Rupert's church, Mitterarnsdorf

    St. Rupert's church, Mitterarnsdorf

    Ruins of Hinterlauf Castle (left) on Tausendeimer hill, from Oberarnsdorf

Stein - Krems:

    Bailoni office (makers of apricot brandy), Stein

    Volunteer fire department aquatic exercises, Krems

    Wedding bouquets, Krems

Himmelreich - Lehndorf - Walkenstein - Maria Dreieichen - Mold:

    View of Mödring from Himmelreich (above Horn)

    Flax field near Lehndorf, north of Horn

    Walkenstein church and castle

    Altar of Maria Dreieichen church

    Church of Maria Dreieichen

    Looking towards Rosenburg, from Maria Dreieichen

    View of Maria Dreieichen church from near Mold

St. Andrä an der Traisen - Einöd:

    Front façade, church of former monastery at St. Andrä an der Traisen

    Organ, and stucco work, church of former monastery at St. Andrä an der Traisen

    Stucco work with black trim, church of former monastery at St. Andrä an der Traisen

    Sresco and stucco work above the organ, church of former monastery at St. Andrä an der Traisen

    Ceiling frescos and stucco work, church of former monastery at St. Andrä an der Traisen

    The Traisen River, from Einöd

Eibenbach - Messern - Wildberg Castle - St. Bernhard - Frauenhofen - Stein:

    Foxgloves by Eibenbach, near Mödring

    Church at Messern

    Wildberg Castle at Messern

    Wildberg Castle, Messern

    Looking south from Messern

    House at Messern

    Courtyard of former Cistercian monastery, St. Bernhard - 1

    Courtyard of former Cistercian monastery, St. Bernhard - 2

    Courtyard of former Cistercian monastery, St. Bernhard - 3

    Frauenhofen

    Distant view of Horn and Maria Dreieichen (left)

    Pear tree in garden at Stein

Weissenkirchen - Stein:

    View of Weissenkirchen, from the church

    Weissenkirchen and the Danube

    Weissenkirchen

    Stein and Krems, from near the old Burg

    Looking across the Danube to Mautern and the Göttweig monastery from Stein, with view of the Stein-Mautern foot bridge
 

Excursions in the Waldviertel, from Zwettl

Zwettl monastery:

    Stucco work, courtyard of Zwettl monastery

    Arcade, inner courtyard of Zwettl monastery

    Stucco work, Zwettl monastery pforte

    Garden house, Zwettl monastery

    Stork in nest at Zwettl monastery

    Schrine, Stift Zwettl

    Overall view of Zwettl monastery

Upper Kamp valley - Roiten - Rappottenstein Castle:

    House on the Kamp River, above the Schwarzalm

    Granite boulders, upper Kamp valley

    The honey-coloured Kamp River and granite boulders, near Roiten

    Roiten

    Rappottenstein Castle - 1

    Rappottenstein Castle - 2

    Looking southwest from Rappottenstein Castle

    Outer courtyard, Rappottenstein Castle

    Garden, Rappottenstein Castle

    The Kamp River with overhanging willows, Roiten

Waldhams - Rosenau Castle:

    Between Waldhams and Guttenbrunn

    Fresco of Jacob's ladder, courtyard of Rosenau Castle

Oberstrahlbach - Schweiggers - Zwettl:

    Oberstrahlbach

    Town hall, Schweiggers

    House at Schweiggers

    Farmhouses, Schweiggers

    Landstrasse and Trinity Square, Zwettl

Dürnhof - Hörmanns - Groß Haselbach - Schwarzenau Castle:

    Dürnhof, Zwettl

    Trompe l'oeil painting around window of farmhouse, Hörmanns

    Water reservoir and chapel at Hörmanns

    Altar, chapel at Hörmanns

    Painting on ceiling of chapel at Hörmanns

    Church at Groß Haselbach

    Schwarzenau Castle - 1

    Schwarzenau Castle - 2
 

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