Category Archives: Europe trip and river cruise

Vienna with pictures

October 27 and 28, 2019 We went from Prague to Vienna by train, Railjet, which is a fast train. It took us 4 hours and 10 minutes and we had good wi-fi aboard. The railway station was beautiful! I even … Continue reading

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Mainz, Germany

November 11, 2019 We sailed through the last 2 of the 66 locks today and will leave the Main River and spend the rest of our cruise on the Rhine River. The part we will be on until we reach … Continue reading

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Miltenberg, Germany

November 10, 2019 Arrived in Miltenburg this afternoon after passing through areas of beautiful vineyards. We walked through the streets where grapevines encircle many houses. This is one of Germany’s best preserved medieval towns. Lots of flooding has occurred here. … Continue reading

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Wertheim, Germany

November 10, 2019 We arrived here early and could see the town as we had our breakfast. Jessie was taking us on a walking tour at 9:30 and she advised that it would be cold. It didn’t really seem that … Continue reading

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Wurzburg, Germany

November 9, 2019 Yesterday was a full day so I didn’t even get a post written! We arrived here more than 5 hours early, again, minimal river traffic so we made good time. Our tours weren’t going to start until … Continue reading

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Bamberg, Germany

November 8, 2019 After breakfast today we headed out to tour Bamberg. I chose to do the Walk and Discover and Norm stayed with the city tour group. Luckily here we also had the city tour with the Walk and … Continue reading

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Nuremberg, Germany

November 7, 2019 Yesterday afternoon we had a presentation about the Main – Danube Canal. We thought we were already in the canal, but no…we were going to approach it a bit later. Jessie told us about the history of … Continue reading

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Regensburg, Germany

November 6, 2019 Each day in the lounge, Jessie gives us a talk about the next day’s town. We have nice maps of each city in our cabin along with a wonderful foldout type map with every town, bridge, lock … Continue reading

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Passau, Germany

November 5, 2019 This is our first stop in Germany. The forecast was for rain so we opted to tour the town vs going with the Walk and Discover group on the hike where we would not have visited the … Continue reading

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Melk, Austria

November 4, 2019 The morning we arrived at our last Austrian city, Melk. We were divided into groups to tour the Melk Abbey. The Walk and Discover group is always #4, so we had the last tour. It is a … Continue reading

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