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Visual Meditation: Melk and the Wachau

Today is the Austrian National holiday, and while I am away in Germany attending a conference on Hildegard of Bingen, I share some visual celebration of the beauty of Austria.

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Photos are from a recent trip to the Benedictine Abbey in Melk and a return by boat through the Wachau wine-growing region along the Danube.

Consider joining Kayce S. Hughlett and me for Springtime in Vienna, April 6-13. 2013!

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