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Austria

Crossing into Austria from Hungary was a breeze. No border just a sign directing us to a change bureau where we could by the compulsory road tax.  It was a straight run from Budapest to Vienna, another city on the banks of the Danube.     We stayed a little way out of town and took the local train into the centre of Vienna every day.               Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Every tour begins at the Opera House …

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Coming Home

      Excitement levels were peaking when we landed in Perth.                 Our old mate, Rex Haw, was there to meet us and we spent the best weekend with good friends Russell and Cathy and Wendy and Merv. We were wined and dined in style but best of all it was marvellous to be back in the company of old friends.               Perth is great but we didn’t want to linger longer. Melbourne was just across …