Monthly Archives: June 2017

Belgrade, Serbia

Today we are docked at Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, at the intersection of the Danube and Sava Rivers.  Serbia was part of the former Slavic nation of Yugoslavia and the dominate region in Yugoslavia.  Belgrade was the capital for … Continue reading

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The Iron Gates on the Danube

Today is one of scenic beauty as we cruise the Iron Gates, a series of gorges in the Danube River that separates Romania and Serbia.  Yes, Natasha is about a gain another country.  This is the longest series of gorges … Continue reading

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A Rock Castle in Bulgaria

Today we are docking in Vidin, Bulgaria on the Danube.  We have two touring options, both included with our cruise.  You can take your passport, cross a bridge back into Romania, and go to a cultural center with food and … Continue reading

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Boris in Bulgaria

We woke to enjoy one of those fabulous Uniworld breakfasts before heading out to explore Bulgaria, our next stop on our Eastern European river cruise.  It looked a little grey outside so I asked the front desk attendant if rain … Continue reading

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Snagov Monastery and the Mogosoaia Palace near Bucharest, Romania

We set our bags outside the room early and then went down for an early breakfast.  We are touring the countryside near Bucharest today with stops at the Snagov Monastery and Mogosoaia Palace. The Palace has a lovely setting on … Continue reading

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Bucharest, Romania

We had the breakfast buffet at the Radisson Blu. It was essentially the same food as at the Hilton, but with a nicer presentation. We saw one of the families that had been at the Hilton joined us for the … Continue reading

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The Village Museum in Bucharest, Romania

After a long day in Transylvania, we relaxed this morning and secured a late checkout. We are transferring hotels to join the cruise line tour group. After a big breakfast, we took a cab to the Village Museum (Muzeul Satului … Continue reading

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