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A mid-week escape to the lakeside resort of Neusidl am See in sunny Burgenland.
We pack out in less than three weeks, and despite it being relatively easy compared to the last move, I’m still becoming totally ADD. Again.
It’s very strange sometimes being a non-Catholic in a very Catholic country. Of course, we lived in three different officially Catholic Latin American countries, plus the nominally Catholic Czech Republic, so we are not completely unfamiliar with the rituals. But nowhere has the liturgical calendar been taken so seriously as it is here in Austria.
Visiting Beethoven, Brahms, Strauss, and Falco at Vienna’s Central Cemetery.
Visiting the Secession-era Karl Lueger Memorial Church at the Vienna Central Cemetery.
A colorful mix of pagan and Catholic traditions at the Oruro, Bolivia Carnaval circa 1990.
Following up on Educating Square Pegs in the Foreign Service: quotes from the online community and ideas for improving the situation.
Enjoying the scenery on a boat trip to Bratislava. Tiny fishing huts line both sides of the river.
Been there and done that: on finding the right school at post when your kid is a little different!
Response to a blog prompt: what do you love or hate about the food at your post? The pros and cons of Viennese food.
Road trip to Lake Titicaca and Copacabana circa 1989.