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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

International Travel

Now there's a sexy beast

Waiting for me at the start of the trail. I think it would be difficult for people who don’t ride a lot to understand the emotional connect some folks have to their bike.

The Wachau Valley ...

… is a small section of the Danube river, between Durnstein and Melk, lined with vineyards, and famed for its wine – at least in the local area! 168 more words


Wine country

Welcome to Dürnstein! A little old town on the Donau River that is surrounded by wineries and apricot orchards. It’s also home to some very expensive jam, and an interesting assortment of Schnapps. 22 more words

Destination: Melk and Dürnstein, Austria

Hello, folks!

This travel post will actually be shorter than the previous, 1000-plus word monsters that I have been churning out these last few days. Shocker, I know(!), but basically these two particular destinations while on my vacation in April (Melk and Dürnstein) were such small little towns that they were simply a matter of just passing through them, for the gorgeous, scenery of the Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its views of the Danube River, green hills, and picturesque vineyards. 361 more words