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Durnstein, Austria

The cruise from Melk to Durnstein along the Danube was a panoramic fantasy. It is that long sweep of the Danube between Krems and Melk known as “the Wachau” and it is truly lovely, a valley out of a fairytale realm.  326 more words


Dürnstein, Austria

So far this season, we’ve made a couple stops in the little Austrian town of Dürnstein, located right along the side of the Danube River. It’s beautifully picturesque and offers some fantastic vistas. 246 more words

Krems to Melk--Final Bike/Barge Riding Day

A short bicycle ride today of only 22 miles, but with all of the sightseeing we completed it in about 8 hours.

The start town of Krems still retained one of the original protective gates, called Steiner Tor: 434 more words

Bicycle Rides

Sights along the Danube ..... just a few more

So Bill Edwards’ Danube cruise has come to an end, but we thought we’d post just a few more of the many wonderful photos from the later portion of the itinerary.   63 more words

The Danube .... continued

As we mentioned in our last post, Bill Edwards is cruising on the Danube this week onboard the Scenic Jasper and is sending us some sample photos.   65 more words

Vienna, Part IV: Outskirts

Our little day trip to the outskirts of Vienna took us to three quaint little towns in and around the area, and the way that they have preserved their history had been both remarkable, yet seemingly effortless. 1,118 more words