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We spent lunchtime sailing though the Wachau valley. Very scenic even in the winter. Steep sides down to the Danube. This is wine country!

As we approached the village we could see the ruined castle on the hilltop. 300 more words

Durnstein Austria

Although Durnstein in a very small town on the Danube River compared to big cities like Vienna and Budapest it still is one of the most visited and well known areas in the Wachau Region, and most notably know for its wine growing. 288 more words


Guess who('s coming to Krems)

Well, guess who came to Krems at least. And I literally gave that away in my last post, so if you guessed Michael, you get zero prizes. 942 more words


Home Bittersweet Home

We arrived home last Sunday. I’ve been holding words for this post in my head unable to write. I don’t know why. I just feel blocked. 541 more words

Infant Loss

Villages in the Wachau Valley

The Wachau Valley is considered the most beautiful stretch of the Danube in lower Austria. It has a particularly mild and localised climate that lends itself to growing grapes for wine, and apricots or ‘marillen’ for liquors, preserves and cakes. 670 more words

2015 To The Balkans And Back

5 surprises hiking in Austria

After almost a month in Italy and having consumed our body weights in pizza, pasta and wine, it was time for something new. So without a lot of thought, we booked a week hiking in the Wachau Valley, Austria. 709 more words