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Melk

With musical accompaniment! And yarny stuff! After our stop in Durnstein, we went back to the ship for lunch as we continued up the Danube to Melk, Austria. The main attraction in Melk is the Melk Abbey. In fact, it’s … Continue reading

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Dürnstein

On our trip down the Danube, we had a morning stop in Dürnstein, Austria. Dürnstein is a charming little town, named after Castle Dürnstein on the hill (now in ruins). The castle was built in the late 11th century, and … Continue reading

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Vienna

The next stop on our tour was Vienna. We had a morning tour of the city, then had the afternoon on our own. We wandered around the Hofburg palace for a while, which was the Habsburg’s winter residence. We got … Continue reading

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Slovakia!

Note: The day before we got back from our trip, I got an email from the travel agency with link to their video on Central Europe. We did a different tour that included the river cruise (and didn’t include Poland), … Continue reading

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If it’s Saturday, this must be Budapest

I’ve just returned from a whirlwind of a tour in Europe, which was partly a river cruise on the Danube, and partly hotels and being bussed from city to city. I had a great time, but it was truly exhausting. … Continue reading

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