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New Meetup: Swimming in the Alten Donau

From: Robert D. E. S.
Sent on: Friday, July 30, 2010 5:12 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Internationals in Wien!

What: Swimming in the Alten Donau

When: Friday, August 20,[masked]:00 PM

So it seems that some of you are definitely up for a swim, so here we go:

Friday August 20th from 18.00h
Here: http://tinyurl.com/2vkv3jx
U-Bahn: U6 Neue Donau

We'll wait at the U-Bahn exit for 10 minutes and then go down to the spot, my number is[masked] if you have trouble finding us.

See you there!

Robert

PS if you haven't paid your membership fee of 5? yet, could you please bring it along? Thanks.
PPS could someone volunteer to bring a camera, take some cool photos and then post them to MU? Ta!

Original post buy Ron:
It will get hot again and there is nothing like a cool swim and an ice at the end of the day to make it all good again. I've been to this spot

http://tinyurl.com/2vkv3jx

several times this summer and, while not, plush, I highly recommend it. There are steps to get down to the water, a picnic table to sit at, a nearby grassy spot (tho a bit trashy), close by public transport (U6 Neue Donau), and an excellent Ice Cafe & a highly recommended and popular outdoor Cafe just above. The water is warmish and if you actually swim, its about 200M to the other side. Several crossings make a decent workout. Nearby boat rentals too. Yeah, the water is, um, quite organic with some seaweed encounters, I've gotten over it. So what'ya think? Want to meet here some evening after work? Or towards the end of a weekend day?

BTW, if you know of other decent swim spots, pls let me know.

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