By Michel Houellebecq

Realising that his New yr is likely to be a catastrophe, as ordinary, our narrator, on impulse, walks right into a go back and forth organisation to booklet every week within the solar. delicate to his restricted capability and dislike of Muslim international locations, the shuttle agent indicates an island jam-packed with twenty first century hedonism, set in a weird and wonderful lunar panorama - Lanzarote.

On Lanzarote, you could meet a few interesting human specimens, significantly Pam and Barbara - 'non-exclusive' German lesbians - who may give upward push to a few attention-grabbing mixtures. Will they achieve seducing Rudi, the police inspector from Luxembourg, presently dwelling in exile in Brussels? Or will he sign up for the 'Azraelian' sect, as they arrange for humanity to be regenerated by way of extra-terrestrials? As for our narrator, will he ponder his week's vacation at the island successful?

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Phoning abroad from Vienna Note that the initial zero is omitted from the area code when dialling the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand from abroad. at given as part of the number, then you may dial it immediately after the main number. You can make an international call from any phone, though it’s easier to do so with a phone card (Telefonkarte) rather than from a coin-operated phone. Best value are prepaid phone cards, which will give you much longer call time and can be used from any public or private phone.

31 Health BASICS | Travel essentials On production of a passport everyone is entitled to free emergency hospital treatment. at; U-Bahn Michelbeuern-AKH). at; U-Bahn Alser Strasse). On production of a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), you can visit the doctor free of charge – phone T513 95 95 to find an English-speaking doctor. Most pharmacies (Apotheken) are open Monday to Friday 8am to noon and 2pm to 6pm, Saturdays 8am to noon; all of them should have directions to the nearest 24-hour pharmacy posted in the window.

At. This Easter music festival, held at the Theater-an-der-Wien, is devoted to ecclesiastical music from Baroque to contemporary. com. On a Sunday in April, the Vienna Marathon starts at the Reichsbrücke by the UNO City and finishes with a circuit of the Ring. at. Spring classical music festival, held at the Musikverein, with the focus on Austrian composers. at. The city’s main cultural festival runs from mid-May until mid-June and features opera, music and theatre from all over the world. It kicks off with a free concert in front of the Rathaus.

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