|Vienna's Cathedral in the fog.|
|Where's the spire? No views today.|
|Many old buildings have very decorative front windows and facades.|
|Was this the same street we had walked along in bright sunshine?|
|The Staatsoper building|
|The end of one "wing" of the Upper Belvedere.|
|Gallery Poster - what the buildings would look like on a sunny day.|
|Poster for one of the temporary exhibitions in the Lower Belvedere.|
It includes works of Klimt. There's a clue for the "Fogs and Kisses" riddle.
|The entrance which looks across a large garden to the Lower Belvedere.|
|Ornate ceiling (but quite restrained by contemporary standards).|
|"Selfie station" for "The Kiss"|
|The simple glossy reproduction just can't convey the|
beauty of the original with its surface of gold foil.
|The ceiling without the obstruction of the lamps.|
|The beautiful reception hall in Upper Belvedere.|
|Highly decorated picture frame.|
|The Emperor (Franz Josef I) looks down|
at patrons of the gallery's coffee shop.
|In mid-winter there wasn't a lot to see in the renowned formal |
garden between the Upper and the Lower Belvedere buildings
|Elaborate decorations on the walls of this unusual room|
|The Marble Gallery contained three statues of women recovered|
from Herculeum (the port of buried Pompei). The walls
are covered with trophies recalling the Prince's victories.
|The stucco relief ceiling shows Prince Eugene|
being honoured with heavenly awards.
|Leaving through the "garden gate". Upper Belvedere in the distance.|
|One of Vienna's modern tram fleet.|
|St Michael's Church, Vienna, beside the Hofburg|
|The elaborate altar of St Michael's|
|Ceiling details in St Michael's Church, Vienna|
|Baroque decorations around the organ pipes and gallery|
|A traditional "fiaker" horse-drawn carriage entering the Hofburg.|
|The corridor in the 1st class sleeper carriage on the Euro-Night Express.|
|Sleeper compartment for the night journey from Vienna to Berlin.|
Paul & Judy