"While the Glory Years may have passed,
it is the outside world that has changed
and not the Café Hawelka." *
"It still provides a refuge for many artists,
writers and musicians" *
Photographed today by Merisi:
Coffee Melange at Café Hawelka
of the Spanish Riding School
at the Imperial Stables
* Quoted from
Café Hawelka's website
I woke up this morning and was completely out of coffee and I've yet to have a cup. Horror of horrors, there are no cafes here like the ones in Vienna.ReplyDelete
The horse photos are exceptional.
I must try a coffee melange one day. PS - love the coffee spoon self portrait!ReplyDelete
Oh this is so charming to mix pics of this delightful café and horses...ReplyDelete
beautiful as ever...
i was just drooling over your pics at the market. Fabulous light!
Hawelka...a classic place for the perfect Wien kaffee.ReplyDelete
Such wonderful pictures, and the Horsey portrait is just stunning !!
It was the dream of my youth to own a Lipizzaner -- I love that the foals are dark at birth and eventually whiten to the very light grey that looks almost white.ReplyDelete
Thanks for the reminder of this old love!
Now that's exactly how I like my coffee...just swirling with cream...and that's exactly how I like my horses...ready to take sugar and ready to give it!ReplyDelete
Such dreamy horses . . .ReplyDelete
I believe that I need to take some refuge in this cafe!
Such a lure to your site, Merisi, Viennese coffee and Lippizan horses.ReplyDelete
I just adore your photographs. :)ReplyDelete
I especially like the composition and colour tones of the bottom picture :-)ReplyDelete
Lovely Merisi, I have enjoyed watching the horses in Vienna as well as on tour...they are just too lovely with the bond they have with their riders.ReplyDelete
I can't believe my eyes, the verification word for this comment is 'braten' ???
The last photo really made me smile. It's as if one of the Lipizzaner's leaned over to kiss his stallmate!ReplyDelete
Nice to find a place that is refuge to many.ReplyDelete
I love the horse photos.
I've seen the Lipizzan stallions perform and they are magnificent!ReplyDelete
Thanks for dropping by my blog yesterday and leaving a sweet comment.
Did you create this wunderful melange La Merisi?ReplyDelete
Lipizzaners need cafe too
And some require schocolate chaud...