Tagged With "Prater"

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Re: Vienna's real-pony carousel to close

DrFumblefinger ·
Assuming these ponies are well cared for, as most animal owners do for their animals, the children of Vienna are being denied an important experience. The opportunity to interact with and enjoy a large animal and ride on it. Where else will kids living in a large city go for such an experience? I recall with great fondness and excitement my first pony rides at the fair and am tired of a shrill minority dictating its will to the rest of us.
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Re: Vienna's real-pony carousel to close

GarryRF ·
The Circus - the Clydesdale Shire Horse - Donkey Rides on the beach and the Goldfish. All driven to extinction by tree huggers.
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Re: Vienna's real-pony carousel to close

Ava ·
We just visited this park recently and didn't see anyone on this ride, nor were we particularly interested in it.
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Vienna's real-pony carousel to close

PHeymont ·
Dropping revenues and rising hostility from animal rights groups put an end to a unique attraction.
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Vienna's Prater celebrates 250 years as park

PHeymont ·
Vienna kicks off the 250th anniversary of its huge public park with a flower parade and more.
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Lost in Space: Tourists stranded at top of Vienna wheel

PHeymont ·
Two tourists from Poland got an extra thrill on the Wiener Riesenrad, the giant Ferris wheel at Vienna's Prater amusement park: an attendant turned off the ride and went home, leaving them in the dark at the top of the 212-foot ride. The couple, last to board the ride near the end of the day, were still circling when the operator handed over controls to a colleague tasked with shutting down for the night. The new operator apparently did not know there were still passengers on board. At...
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Nov. 14, 2018: Yard Art - Vienna, Austria

Samantha ·
Samantha gives us a castle tour in Vienna—but no, it's not that kind of castle!
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The Prater, Vienna: Austria's Playground for Everyone

Samantha ·
While in Vienna, Samantha and her husband spent a few hours checking out Austria's playground, the Prater. The giant Ferris Wheel is the draw to the park, but there is so much to see and do.
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Re: The Prater, Vienna: Austria's Playground for Everyone

PHeymont ·
The inscription on the memorial translates as The Master dedicated one of his most beautiful songs to the Vienna Prater, In the Prater, the Flowers Bloom Again.
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