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Trip: Europe River Cruise 2016

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Photos: Weymouth, Dorset, UK August 14, 2016

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 14 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

Today, our last day, was spent exploring Portland to see it's lighthouses and great views. It was also a perfectly beautiful day with sunny, clear blue skies and mild, mid-70 degree temperatures and little wind. We had cream tea, yum, and then climbed ... Read more >
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Photos: Weymouth, Dorset, UK August 13, 2016

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 14 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

Drive to West Bay, with a stop at the Hardy Monument. Not the poet but the seaman with Adm Nelson! Great expanses of rolling hillsides. The cliffs at West Bay are something to see!!!! Terrific crab sandwich and then a scenic drive back along the coast.... Read more >
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Photos: Weymouth, Dorset, UK August 12, 2016

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 14 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

Nice walk, the long way around to see the water, into town and the harbor and beach area. Then terrific dinner, meat pie under puff pastry dome!!! Watched the drawbridge go up at 1800 for boats to go into the main harbor area.
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Photos: Munich 2016 - last day`

GERMANY | Thursday, 11 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

We had a leisurely start today, finally!!! Had a late breakfast and checked out at noon. We were able to leave our luggage at the hotel for a few hours and we went back to the pedestrian mall to see if we had missed anything. We first stopped at the hall ... Read more >
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Photos: Munich 2016 - Bavaria/Alps

GERMANY | Wednesday, 10 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

Wednesday, 10 August: We finish our time in Munich as part of the follow on excursion with AmaWaterways. Again, very well managed with a great and very informative tour to the Fairy Tale Castle, Neuschwanstein Castle, of King Ludwig II in Bavaria. A fascinating ... Read more >
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Photos: Munich 2016 - BMW

GERMANY | Tuesday, 9 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

BMW showroom and factory
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Photos: Munich 2016

GERMANY | Tuesday, 9 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

We left for Munich, arriving in the afternoon, to check in and get settled. The room is enormous compared to what seemed to be a very spacious cabin!!! We met up with a few others and wandered off to the pedestrian walking streets with mostly shops, and ... Read more >
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Photos: Danube (2016) to Regensburg/Munich after the cruise!

GERMANY | Tuesday, 9 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

We departed the ship at 8:30 and drove by bus to Regensburg, a very compact and interesting town with a very intact medieval section, never impacted by the WWII bombings of Germany. We had a brief walking tour to see the various unique parts and places ... Read more >
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Photos: Danube River Cruise 2016 - Vilshofen

GERMANY | Sunday, 7 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

We left Passau for Vilshofen, entering our last lock about an hour after departure. It was a beautiful summer afternoon and a bit of a sad one as we had to pack and get ready for an early departure tomorrow. The bags have to be out of our rooms at 7 and ... Read more >
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Photos: Danube River Cruise 2016 - Passau

GERMANY | Sunday, 7 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

On Sunday morning, after transiting through several locks, we arrived in Passau. It was a very misty morning with difficult views of the castle on the hill top and the small town at the confluence of three rivers. We joined the morning walking/hike to ... Read more >
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Photos: Danube River Cruise 2016 - Linz

AUSTRIA | Saturday, 6 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

We started Saturday with a walk up to the palace near the river which again offered great views of Linz, which straddles the river. We departed the tour to go through the museum which had a great number of different exhibitions ranging from medieval and ... Read more >
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Photos: Danube River Cruise 2016 - Durnstein - Wachau Valley

AUSTRIA | Saturday, 6 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

Friday included a stopover in Durnstein Austria as we travelled through the Wachau Valley. The valley is the perfect climate for wineries and growing apricots. There’s an extensive cottage industry making all things apricot, including soap. We participated ... Read more >
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Photos: Danube River Cruise 2016 - Vienna

AUSTRIA | Friday, 5 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

We spent most of Thursday walking around Vienna seeing the old parts of the city and went to a Mozart/Strauss concert after dinner. We departed at 11 pm and headed north for the next leg of our journey. We immediately went under several very low bridges.... Read more >
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Photos: Danube River Cruise 2016 - Bratislava

SLOVAKIA | Friday, 5 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

We ran all Tuesday night to Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia. If I had known it, I would have looked out, as apparently we went through a lock around 3AM. We docked at 9 and went off on a “hike” up a modest hill to the great fortress/castle overlooking ... Read more >
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Photos: Danube River Cruise 2016 - Budapest

HUNGARY | Thursday, 4 Aug 2016 | Photo Gallery

Our Danube cruise started Monday afternoon, 1 Aug after a long/delayed flight from DC with lost luggage coming into Budapest. Anne and I walked up to the palace overlooking the river and had a very long walk before boarding the AmaSonata at 3:30. Had ... Read more >
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Danube River Cruise 2016

AUSTRIA | Tuesday, 2 Aug 2016 | Views [199]

Our Danube cruise started Monday afternoon, 1 Aug after a long/delayed flight from DC with lost luggage coming into Budapest. Anne and I walked up to the palace overlooking the river and had a very long walk before boarding the AmaSonata at 3:30. Had ... Read more >


Final Planning - departure in a few days - River Cruise on the Danube

USA | Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016 | Views [204]

Once again getting ready for an adventure!! I have the credit and debit cards in readiness mode with notifications for my out of the US travel. I've notified the State Department (the STEP program) of my itinerary. I'm finalizing my packing ... Read more >

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