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Jul-2014

Dawdling the Danube

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Once called the Route of Emperors and Kings it has been used for millennia as a water highway across Eastern Europe.

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In May of 2011, we had an opportunity to travel along the Danube River tracing back Elizabeth’s family history.

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In the early 1800’s, her German ancestors immigrated to Russia, along the Danube. For us to sail along the same river and think back to their journey was a special memory for Elizabeth will always carry.

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The river twisted and meandered along lush scenery & picturesque medieval villages with the banks littered with castle ruins and small summer fishing huts.

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While the journey of our ancestors took weeks, we blasted from Bratislava to Vienna in a mere hour via the Twin City Liner.

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Unlike our short jaunt, you can plan a week-long venture to several European capitals such as Budapest, Bratislava, Belgrade, and Vienna all found along Europe’s second longest river.

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Related Posts:
Budapest’s Charm
Bratislava at Night
Vienna (coming soon!)

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  1. Michelle /

    Beautiful! I would love to do one of these cruises.

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