Thursday, 26 November 2009

Steini Shows Tily Wiener Neustadt

[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „Come Tily, today I will show you Wiener Neustadt, the most important town in Southern Lower Austria!“
tilythumb: „OK, come on, let´s go with my magic carpet!“

[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „No Tily, I suffer from vertigo, let´s take my bus!“

They get into the bus and start off. Driving to town, Steini explains:

[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „Wiener Neustadt was founded in 1192. The money – 35 tons of silver – was ransom for RICHARD I. King of England!“

tilythumb: „What about this tower?"
[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „This is the Reckturm with the leftover of the medieval town wall.“

tilythumb: „And this house is very old, too, what do you know about it?“
[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „This is the PROBSTEI, 13th century, an early residence of the BABENBERGERS!“

tilythumb:“ I´m a dwarf compared to the big DOM of Wiener Neustadt!“
[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „It is more than 700 years old!“
[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „This well was a meeting point for the town people and the water supply in medieval time.“

tilythumb: „What´s this?“
[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „Some people were beheaded here in 1522...“

Tily is scared and they move on to the MARIENSÄULE.
FOG is creeping into the City, it is darker and colder now...

[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „The MARIENSÄULE was built in 1678 after the black desease had left Wiener Neustadt...“

tilythumb: „Steini, is this a rocket in the fog?“
[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „No, this is the WASSERTURM (water tower) the landmark of Wiener Neustadt!"

[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: „Hu, it is foggy and cold now! This is the THERESIANISCHE MILITÄRAKADEMIE, built more 250 years ago!“

[Steinithumbausgeschnitten.jpg]: "Tily, it`s so foggy now, let´s go home, I´ll show you the other sights on a sunny day, OK?"
tilythumb: "Oh yes, good idea, I´m cold..."

1 comment:

  1. Hello! The THERESIANISCHE MILITÄRAKADEMIE is very interesting, is very high and very beautyful!! And is built more 250 yeary ago! I really like this tower!!

    Pablo R, from Barcelona