Wednesday 25 July 2018

Scenes from the open top bus tour.

I didn't have that much to drink last night!

Off the bus to visit the Natural History Museum

Maria-Theresia monument.

Natural History Museum.

I've heard of brass monkey's - but........................

I can't think of a caption!

1 : 1000 scale model of the Rosetta comet.

Looking up into the dome in the atrium.

Hofburg Palace.

Statue of Archduke Charles on the Heldenplatz.

Sightseeing carriage.

Bronze statue of Francis I dressed as a Roman emperor .

I cannot find what this is?

.... but I do know this one!

Front facade of the Schönbrunn Palace.

Statue character talking to a punter....

.... then he spotted us.......

.... and gave a cheery wave.

Museum of Military History.

The Danube Tower - the tallest structure in Austria.

Weiner Riesenrad - the famous Vienna ferris wheel.

Arty shot of our tour bus reflected in a mirrored store front - that's me above the letter T - with Kay to the left.

Messe Wien - hotel and conference complex.

St Francis of Assisi Church on the banks of the Danube.

Crossing the Danube to the newly developed 'Danube City' business district.

River Danube - where we had moored on our Danube cruise in 2016.

The Danube Tower.

.... from the bus window.

Vienese Choo-Choo.

Chinese Restaurant.

Vienna International Centre.

Crossing the Danube back into old Vienna.

Cruise ships moorings.

Back past the ferris wheel.

Old barge fitted out with a bar and swimming pool.

©Ken Duffey

August 2018