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On the River

Seven days on the Danube River from Budapest to Nuremberg on the Scenic Amber was all we hoped it would be.

The ship was a most comfortable way to travel with good food and friendly service. 292 more words


Vienna Day Trip: Biking Along the Danube

It is maddening when you plan an activity that a million, gazillion people have done before you, and there is scarcely any mention of it on the Internet.   1,464 more words



Place  Durnstein Size  36mm Date  2015 Fastening  Button

A day out in Durnstein on a river cruise.


Wachau: Steely Danube

Following the news in the summer of 2017, we hear that the infrastructure of Southern Europe is collapsing under the weight of boat people being picked up by the Mafia a few metres from the Libyan coast, we hear that Rome is imposing a curfew on running water, we hear of multiple arson-encouraged forest fires sweeping across nation after nation, we hear that activists in Barcelona and Mallorca are threatening direct action against mass tourism, we hear that Brits are missing their flights because of four-hour queues in and out of the Schengen zone; in short, we hear that there are too many people on the planet, all taking too many holidays in the same overcrowded places. 5,884 more words

the beautiful Wachau and Melk Abbey

The Wachau is a region you should definitely not miss out on. Unbelievably, it took me  22 years until last week I finally went to see one out of my country’s ten UNESCO world heritage sites. 224 more words


die wunderschöne Wachau und Stift Melk

Die Wachau ist eindeutig ein Ort, den man nicht missen sollte. Eine 22 Jahre-alte Wienerin bin ich schon, und es hat bis letzte Woche gedauert, mir einen Ort meiner Heimat, der zum UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe gehört, anzusehen. 237 more words


Vienna & Wachau Valley (Austria)

My family and I went this year to Vienna. We went by car from our hometown and it took us 16 hours (we took breaks once in a few hours). 744 more words

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