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Destination: Melk and Dürnstein, Austria

While on the Danube river cruise last April with my parents, we hit up many spots along the way that were a bit off-the-beaten path of your usual “Vienna-Bratislava-Budapest” itinerary (although we did those, too. 736 more words


Exploring Vienna and the Wachau Valley

Austria was beautiful. We really enjoying being together hiking, biking, seeing ruins, hearing Mozart, shopping on Graben Street, or boating down the Danube. Between Vienna and the Wachau Valley, we did everything that I could possibly want to do on vacation.   464 more words

The Castle Ruins of Dürnstein, Austria

Burgruine Dürnstein/Dürnstein Castle Ruins

These stunning castle ruins are located in the Wachau Valley, Austria in the small, ancient picturesque village of Dürnstein.

Dating back to the 12th century, this ruin has had a long and rich history and is most famous for being the castle in which King Richard the Lionheart of England was imprisoned. 685 more words


Durnstein is a little Town in lower part of Austria on the Danube river well know for wine and some very interesting history . The town is great for a stroll and plenty to see. 187 more words


Day 10 - Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - Dürnstein & Prague

Damn it, did the morning of day 10 feel good. Taking the previous afternoon off and resting, even if I didn’t get to nap like I wanted, really helped me recharge for the last few days. 2,204 more words

Printmaking afternoon.

Finally I have finished carving 8 scenes from my trip to Austria and Italy. Featured towns are; Verona, Attersee, Innsbruck, Florence, Durnstein, Lake Garda, Vienna and Salzburg. 82 more words


Having a “relaxing” day on the ship to recuperate after receiving the injection for my raging hip tendinitis was a good thing—and it couldn’t have come at a more perfect time.  242 more words

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