Category Archives: Joan Hua ’12, Vienna

Read posts by Joan Hua ’12 during her adventures in Vienna (Spring 2011)

Woher kommen Sie?

A few months before I came here to Vienna, I sort of fell into a panic… when I read a discussion about how Austria is (possibly) the most racist country in Europe.  Is this true?  Of course it is debatable.  … Continue reading

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Hallstatt – a spontaneous weekend getaway

I have always wanted to go to Hallstatt, just to see it.  For people who have never heard of it, it seems to be a nice and quiet place by the lake; for people who have heard of it, it … Continue reading

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Reise Nach Passau, Fürstenzell und Prag

Last week was midterms week here.  I turned in one paper and had three other exams.  We soon discovered that midterms week here are sort of like finals week at home, in that no class is held during the week.  … Continue reading

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Belvedere, Augustinerkirche, Reise, Reise…

So… I have a bassoon lesson tomorrow, and another midterm exam.  Maybe I should study, or go to bed, but instead, I am going to quickly say what I did in the past couple days.  The weekend before last, I … Continue reading

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Schon März

There are so many things that I could write about, so where should I start?  Well, I am naturally inclined to give some excuses for not writing in a long time… first of all, my computer hard drive crashed, fortunately … Continue reading

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Wiener Performing Arts

The last two weeks have been eventful.  Since I last wrote, I went and roamed around the city some more, took some sightseeing pictures with my friends, ice skated at the Rathaus Wiener Eistraum (City Hall Vienna Ice Dream) – … Continue reading

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First Week in Vienna

It is my first Friday in Wien!!  After our German test, my teacher, Frau Johnson, took us to a really decent wine tavern that was established in the 17th century (Haydn went there, of course!).  I had a glass of … Continue reading

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