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Globe Trekker

Vienna City Guide (#234)

Ian explores the homeland of Mozart, Freud, the royal Habsburg family and, of course, the nation that brought us the sausage. In the center of Europe, Vienna, Austria, flaunts some of the best and most varied architecture on the continent, and the Hofburg Palace is no exception. Ian explores the Habsburg crypt and marvels at the bizarre collection of relics, including the tooth of John the Baptist. After taking a look around the Freud Museum and sitting in the psychoanalyst's old waiting room, Ian travels to Mauthausen, a Nazi concentration camp, where he speaks to a survivor of the camp. Ian concludes his trip with a jaunt to Salzburg and the Danube before enjoying his final night back in Vienna at one of the capital's stunning balls. [57 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off the beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas. In keeping with their aim of "living as the locals do," charismatic hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Zay Harding, Megan McCormick and others explore everything from big-city landmarks to exotic sights in remote villages.

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