¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 this is one of the most important, the day of St Leopold patron saint of Austria. On through the city we ride out, under the railway bridge, into the wide Avenue called the “Prater”, the most fashionable drive here- where we found the street filled with elegant carriages and Horses and the side walks covered with elegantly dressed people. I never saw so many carriages together before- And this crowded condition continued for the two miles we went which was half the length. It was a serious strain upon our necks to watch both sides of this brilliant moving panorama, and was the gayest display of equippages I ever saw. Another road between the Avenue and the right hand side walk is left for Equestrians where we saw many gay cavaliers galloping past.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Nearly every Horse has the tail cut square off in the style of the English course. Coachmen and foot-men beside him each and all dress in ^long^ drab overcoats, tall black hat with white bands, the nobility drivers have cocked hats with white trimming, carriages mostly close, with circling glass fronts.