May 07, 2011
Schönbrunn Palace, Part Two: the Gloriette & Maze/Labyrinths (Vienna Day Two continued)
Perhaps the very best part of the visit was the complex of three hedge mazes. Well, actually I learned the difference between a maze (of which there was one) and a labyrinth (of which there were two). A maze has decision points, where you can choose the right or wrong path to get to the center the fastest, or find a dead end. A labyrinth, on the other hand, has no forks, just one long, twisting path, that will get you where you're going eventually (but much later than you think at first). Here I am returning from a dead end in the maze with hedges too tall to see over...David got to the center before me and laughed as he watched me make my way there via many peaceful meanderings.
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