So I returned to the train station today using the same way as yesterday. Aka going to Stephansplatz then taking the Ubahn up to the station. I headed there and asked how my open ticket worked and would the train get full. And the lady at the desk said, "Yes it will get full but it's 3 Euro to make a reservation." So I said "Ok, may I make one for the trip there." However I only had 5 Euro with me, so I couldn't make the reservation for my return to Vienna right then. I also asked about the address issue on my form and she gave me the number to call in about 2 weeks, so that is easily remedied. I made the reservation for one direction, returned to Stephansplatz to wander and find my school. I also texted Judit (in Budapest for those who don't know) and asked if I should make my return trip reservation made now. She said yes. So after finding my classroom (in a different building than where I took my oral exam) and an ATM, I then returned to the train station for the third time in two days and made a Reservation for the trip back to Vienna! I'm officially going to Budapest in 10 days! At that point I no longer had any change for the Ubahn and was not about to put a large bill in the machine so I decided to walk (in the proper direction this time) where I discovered that the walk from the train station to my apartment is about the same as the walk to Stephansplatz where I was taking the Ubahn. Oops! Good to discover though! Now I can just walk there in about 15 minutes! Not bad! In addition to going to the train station, I also wandered the area around Stephansplatz a bit more and found some more cool statues and things on buildings. Also, Mariahilfstrasse has a really nice church that I took some pictures of. I also bought yogurt.
In other news, on Mariahilfstrasse, I saw a Mcdonalds that had a sign that said "McCafe." McSick I say.
Also, I saw a van attempt to parallel part but went crashing into the car behind him...and someone ran into a sign and their bumper fell off. Also, a drunk man passed out in the Ubahn/Subway and this guy decided to scream and clap at him until he got up. Subways are always good for interesting stories! It's like in Paris when the 2 people got on the Subway and started yelling what would basically be "Hello I am here to pickpocket you!" Classes start tomorrow and I'm rather excited to begin learning the language more! And meet people. That will be great too!
Pictures of today! http://s15.photobucket.com/albums/a353/LaurenHillard/Vienna%20Day%206/