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
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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
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
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