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Vienna Museum of Military History (Heeresgeschichtliches Museum) Part 2

Apologies Part 2 has been a long time coming and I hope I can recall enough of the detail   Not only were there superb wall paintings depicting battles in the Napoleonic era but there was as I’d hoped a lot … Continue reading

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Vienna Museum of Military History (Heeresgeschichtliches Museum) Part I

The same Danube Cruise mentioned in my last post ended with a 3 day stay in Vienna. On one of these days I visited Vienna’s Military Museum http://www.hgm.at/en.html I must say that this surpassed my expectations and is well worth a … Continue reading

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Richard I and Dürnstein

I thought it might be interesting to post a few holiday snaps that have an historical link. My wife and I have recently been on a Danube Cruise from Budapest to Vienna.   Now there’s probably nothing worse than looking … Continue reading

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Arrowtown Continued…..

where was I? Yes wineries, far more interesting than wargaming or golf. The main reason for the trip was to sample some of Central Otago’s lovely wines, in particular I was keen on sampling a few more Pinot Noirs whilst … Continue reading

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Holidays – Arrowtown

Its been a while since I’ve posted anything, mainly because of a combination of factors- a frantic rush to get figures finished, a trip to NZ’s South Island and the preparations involved in selling our house. Whilst my intention is … Continue reading

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