The Mauthausen 

The Mauthausen concentration camp was the darkest and most disturbing place that I have ever been in my entire life.                   The „prisoners“ as they were called, were forced to walk the same 3 mile journey that we did. If any elderly or young children stopped or slowed down, they were either brutally…

Melk Abbey

Melk Abbey, a Benedictine monastery founded in 1089. Here are some photos of the Baroque Abbey and grounds, built in the early 1700’s An impressive building in its own right, the original abbey was eclipsed several centuries later when the now-famous Baroque-style abbey was completed in 1736. Situated on a rocky cliff overlooking the Danube below,…