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Day Trippin': Wachau

The Wachau Valley is a beautiful area of Austria, along the “blue” Danube, known for wine production, medieval castles, and the magnificent abbey at Melk. It was a perfect destination for my host family and me on a beautiful, sunny Sunday, after a horrible few days of stomach viruses all around. 364 more words


I deserved this glass of wine

And speaking of wine, yes we did make it home from Richard the Lionheart’s prison (no ransom required) in time to join a quick tour to Nikolaihof Winery in Durnstein, Austria. 133 more words

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Richard the Lionheart's Castle Prison

Yep, I’m not even looking for castles and I still stumble upon them. Or climb up to them and then stumble. Before breakfast on Thursday we docked in Durnstein, Austria — a very cute little town. 441 more words

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