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Austria - Heiligenblut, Carinthia. Facts of Austria: Area: 83,855 sq km. Landlocked. The Alps in the south and west; flat plains along the Danube River in the east. Population: 8,387,491. Capital: Vienna. Official language: German. Languages: 20 languages.
#Semmeringbahn (#Austria). 'The monumental Semmeringbahn is a panoramic journey through the Eastern Alps and a nostalgic trip back to early rail travel. Though steam has been replaced by electricity, you can still imagine the wonder of the first passengers as the train curves around 16 viaducts, burrows through 15 tunnels and glides across 100 stone bridges.' www.lonelyplanet....