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Rothenburg Germany

2017-09-23T18:06:51+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|

If most photos you see of Rothenburg includes a wall or an arch it is because this medieval village is walled and full of character and charm. There are multiple towers that are now within the village but were once the exterior of the edges of town. You can climb very steep, narrow stairs to [...]


2017-09-22T18:34:51+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|

Bamberg is one of Europe's largest fully intact old town centers. Immediately after we begin our tour we walk along the river and view "Little Venice", a delightful row of period houses the feature overflowing window boxes of flowers. Bridges criss cross the river to different areas of town, the Island district (the center of [...]

Passau-The City on Three Rivers

2017-09-21T08:37:01+00:00 September 21st, 2017|

This city was built on the conjunction point of the Danube, Inn and Ilz Rivers. It is rainy and quite cool. There are people on the ship who are deciding to stay aboard and forego another "ABC" tour. Our tour guide taught us that phrase. ABC..Another Bloody Church or Another Bloody Castle. And what do [...]

Melk Abbey

2017-09-18T11:26:12+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

Just a short cruise down the Danube we arrive at the town of Melk, where we visit a UNESCO site, Melk Abbey. Originally founded in the 11th century it is a Benedictine monastary which still is an operates as a school as well as a museum. Although we are only allowed to see a small [...]

Another day in Austria

2017-09-17T09:56:48+00:00 September 17th, 2017|

Today we actually travel to two different towns along the Danube River. We start the morning by docking in the old town of Durnstein. The river sits at the bottom of a hill and we start walking along the walls of the old walled city, on medieval cobblestoned streets. The streets are lined with shops [...]