Ybbs an der Donau (Austria/Österreich)

by Björn Roose June. 15, 2019 630 views

When driving from west to east through Flanders, the Netherlands, Germany and Austria towards Hungary and neighbouring countries, or returning from there, we always make an overnight stop somewhere in Germany or Austria.

Last year, when going, we had booked a motel in Oberegging, hoping to visit the abbey of Melk in the evening, but we soon realised that we would have to run through the abbey before closing time, so we changed plans and went for a relaxed walk through (and a restaurant in) Ybbs an der Donau.

The town apparently was "established" in 1317, although rumour has it that in Roman times a group of Egyptians lived here (they must have missed a turn somewhere between Cairo and Alexandria) and built a temple dedicated to the goddess Isis (which lives on in the name Ybbs).

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Buster Bruce 9 months, 3 weeks ago

Bjorn, with your images I forget the technical and just jump into the image itself. Wishing I could carry your bags and just go for the ride!

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Björn Roose Replied to Buster Bruce 9 months, 3 weeks ago

I don't go for 'technical' when I'm 'touristing' around, trying to see and shoot what I consider worthy is enough. Photographic disasters I can't fix afterward just gets deleted. smile

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Camellia Staab 9 months, 3 weeks ago

#4 can this street get any narrower or is it the angle of the pic that makes it look narrow? Real pretty architecture.

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Björn Roose Replied to Camellia Staab 9 months, 3 weeks ago

It is pretty narrow. But still there's room enough for a car to pass through it smile

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