Monthly Archives: December 2013

Passau, Bavaria, Germany

We crossed the border into Germany while we were at Breakfast this morning.  Passau is very close to Austria and the Czech Republic.  There was snow on the banks of the Danube and it continued to snow today.  Really feels … Continue reading

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Last Day in Austria-Christkindl, Steyr, and Linz

2/3rds of the passengers on the boat are going to Salzburg today.  If Boris and I weren’t spending a week there in March, I would be on one of those buses too.  Boris signed us up for the optional tour … Continue reading

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Krems and the Wachau Valley, Austria

We docked early today in Krems, Austria and after breakfast boarded buses for the Gottweig Abbey, home to the Benedictine Monks.  Boris is feeling better after 21 hours of rest.  You can actually see the Abbey, set high on a … Continue reading

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Vienna, Austria

We woke to a foggy Danube.  Although it was predicted to be sunny and 45 degrees, it stayed gray and right around freezing all day.  I started out without the thermals and Uggs, but added them at midday and after … Continue reading

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Bratislava, Slovakia

We woke this morning to a glorious sight.  Opening the window, we saw the sun just rising and highlighting the Danube in amazing color.   It looked blue to me.  An hour before our anticipated arrival we went through the largest … Continue reading

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Highlights of Budapest

I slept in a little late this morning.  Ok, I had to be on the bus at 9 and I woke up at 8:20 am still needing a shower, breakfast, and to pack my day bag.  I made it, wet … Continue reading

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Budapest or Bust

Natasha is back.  After many months of domestic travel, Boris and I are off again to several international destinations.  This time we are trying a river cruise leaving from Budapest, Hungary and ending in Passau, Germany.  We will visit four … Continue reading

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