Danube River Cruse: 23 September to 4 October 2014
Sharon & Russ, Laveta & Chuck
Budapest (Hungary) Vienna, Wachau
Valley & Melk (Austria) Passau, Regensburg &
Nuremburg (Germany) then overland to Prague (Czech Republic)
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Laveta, Sharon & Russ arriving in Budapest. Our boat, the 134m (440 ft) long Viking Njord
Our Cabin and life vest drill.
Our bathroom/shower walls could turn
transparent with a switch!
The Chain Bridge, Parliament Building and in Hero's Square
The Hungarian Pariliament Building on the Danube, Buda Castle, Old Buda
Downtown Vienna: Near the Hofburg Pallace,
Stephan's Cathedral, Opera House and the
new (nighttime) Vienna on the east side of the Danube taken from our stateroom veranda.
Moving upriver through Austria's Wachau Valley
Docking in Melk Austria To tour the 900 year old Melk Abbey
Melk Abbey 's small but beautiful museum. The town of Melk from the Abbey's wall
Inside the the Abbey - more like a cathedral!
On the Rhine at Passau, Germany- the city on three rivers, Veste Oberhaus fortress and our guide
Downtown Passau and Ilz river. Just beautiful!
On the Rhine. Absolutely beautiful. Docking south of Regensburg in the fog.
Disambarking for Regensburg, Germany
Regensburg is one of Germany's best perserved medeval cities.
We stopped by AlteeWorskuch, Germany's oldest Sausage house for Bratwaurst and Brochen
Gothic St. Peters and what looks like lesbian statues!
Sharon and Laveta relaxing onboard- in the Danube-Main Canal
Nuremburg: Site of the Nazi rallies (and the railing where Hitler stood).
The site is now used for truck-trailer storage.
The Pallace of Justice where the Nuremburg Trials were held Note the flags read "In Memorium".
Heading to Nuremburg Castle
From inside the castle. Laveta and Me on the castle walls (Compare to Laveta in 1968).
In Nuremburg's famous Hauptmarkt. Note the fountain that resembles a church spire.
St. Vitus Cathedral
In old town Prague
At the John Lennon Wall
More old town Prague
Walking to- and then on the Charles Bridge
More town views- and the Prague's famous Astronomical Clock
Prague's main drag: Wenclesas Square- more like a boulevard.
Laveta at the farmers market. Hooters in Prague, The Corinthia, our hotel in Prague.
On the flight home.
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