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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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Vienna, Austria

November 3, 2019 After our previous 2 full days in Vienna, we were looking forward to returning, and we were not disappointed. After breakfast, we joined a one hour bus tour of the city around the Ringstrasse, the ring road … Continue reading

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Bratislava, Slovakia

November 2, 2019 Bratislava is Slovakia’s largest city and its capital. It is only a 1 hour drive to Vienna which makes these two cities the world’s closest capitals. It is the only national capital that borders on two independent … Continue reading

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Budapest, Hungary

November 1, 2019 We were glad that we had 3 previous days in Budapest because today was a national holiday and a lot of places, including all shops except those run by families (very few) were open. Even the City … Continue reading

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River cruise starts

We are aboard the beautiful Emily Bronte and will leave Budapest tomorrow evening so have one more day to explore the city. I have heard that some people (including Norm) didn’t get the photos in the Vienna post and I … Continue reading

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Vienna, Austria

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.  I even watched a movie – but … Continue reading

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