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Hohenwerfen – Where Eagles Dare

Eagle high above Hohenwerfen Castle, Austria

While staying at Hohenwerfen Fortress I took this photo of an eagle in front of the Tennengebirge (Tennen Mountains). It reminds me of the fact that this fortress was a site of the film ‘Where Eagles Dare’ taken in the year 1968.

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A dog like an ancient statue in Villach

A dog like an ancient statue in Villach, Austria

While walking along the lapidarium of the city museum in Villach (Stadtmuseum Villach) I came across this dog who obviously loved to be among all these ancient pieces.

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Cattle in the Styrian mountains

Cattle at Styrian alpine pasture

While hiking through the mountain area of Styria I came across this group of cattle. Wait a moment, are really all of them cows?

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Summer pasture of the Austrian Lipizzan horses

Summer pasture of Lipizzan horses in Austria

After a visit at the stud Piber I had the chance to drive up to the summer pasture of those Lipizzan horses which perform at the Spanisch Riding School in Vienna in their later life. This pasture is located on top of a Styrian alp.

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Prince and Princess Peacock

Male peacock at Schloss Rheydt, Germany

Once upon a time there was a prince …