The Virtual Corkscrew Museum's Weekly Newspaper
Special Edition Sept. 18, 2007
The 34th Annual Meeting of the International Correspondence of Corkscrew Addicts was held in Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary August 28 - September 3. The following is a brief pictorial review of some of the meeting highlights.
The annual meeting is an opportunity to renew friendships
Right Bert Guilian performs the traditional opening of the first bottle at the Right's Reception
The Right with hosts Pro-Right Paradi and Hand-Right Händel
Pol Lenzinger and other members were well fed in Vienna (Wienerschnitzel)
Lunch at Grinzing Heuriger Reinprect was an opportunity to see the large collection there
More corkscrews at Grinzing Heuriger Reinprect
"There are a few good ones here"
"And some big ones too!"
Just a few more
Some members found the Hagenauer shop at Opernring 21 in Vienna
The Hagenauer shopkeeper
Boarding the Majestic Emperor for the trip to Budapest
Superior accommodations and dining
Empress Tricia Lawrence
The weather was perfect for touring Budapest
The evening dinner cruise on the Danube
Reinhold & Irene Berndt on the Budapest subway - "Hang on!"
John Morris uncorks a bottle at the farewell dinner
The past Rights approve the Adolfo Roque punch
Now Read-Right passes the robe and medallion to new Right Kincaid
Carroll & Margarete enjoy the dinner entertainment
September 3 - Farewell - Time to go home after a fabulous meeting
Continuing the Adventure
Remember the Hagar the Horrible Viking Cruise ships from last week's issue? Fred & Sue O'Leary continued their European adventure by taking a river cruise after the ICCA meeting. They were able to enjoy the Viking River Cruise Line offering without having to paddle.
©2007 Don Bull, Editor