I was invited to the 2010 IFSR Conversation at Pernegg, Austria. The closest major airport was in Vienna, where I had never been, so I flew in a few days earlier to work off some jet lag. Directions from the Vienna Airport to the city centre via the City Airport Train was relatively straightforward, to the Wien Mitte station. Appreciating the sunny spring day to adjust my body clock, I decided the walk west and north wasn’t too far to to drag luggage. This path routed me over a canal section of the Wien River.
A grocery store was conveniently nearby, where I picked up foods for breakfast.
Gary and I wended our way southwest through Vienna, by the Dominican Church on Postgasse.
We walked through Stephansplatz — the geographic centre of Vienna — and continued south.