S: CHRISTMAS MARKETS ALONG THE RHINE & DANUBE RIVERS
FC: CHRISTMAS MARKETS ALONG THE RHINE & DANUBE RIVERS | Dec. 2011--Jan. 2012
1: SS ANTOINETTE & CREW | Rhine Cruise from Cologne to Basel | Weihnachhtmarkts
2: Spacious Gym Maven's Chair Fearless Captain
3: First day on ship reading up on features | Comfy beds
4: First Stop: Cologne | Dom Cathedral
5: Gluhwein: local differences of holiday cheer | Christmas Markets at least half the stalls are food or / wine!
7: Wood carvings, gluhwein, candles, and family time
8: Koblenz | Christmas pyramid
9: Castles along the Rhine
10: ...And more castles...
13: Yet even more castles along the Romantic Rhine...
15: Musical Instrument Museum
16: Mainz Christmas Market
17: Heidelberg | a little light snow...
19: Rhine Flood marks through centuries | Jim in winter great coat
22: DANUBE RIVER CRUISE ABOARD THE SS RIVER EMPRESS Christmas to New Year's Nuremberg to Budapest
25: Very special traveling companions | Great guide
27: Nuremberg Weihnachtmarkt
28: Regensberg Christmas Eve Mass at St. Peter Dom
29: Shipboard Caroling
30: Shipboard Christmas Market complete with cuckoos | More special people
31: Regensberg Christmas Day
32: Cruising along the Danube
34: Bart--Excellent Cruise Director outlining next day's activities | Glass Factory in Theresienthal | Our only snow...
35: World's worst guide | Subzero shopping success
36: Deggendorf carriage ride through the snow
38: Salzburg, Austria bright sunny day... great guide
39: McDonald's sign, Salzburg
40: Capuchin Mountain, Salzburg
41: Hitler's Balcony, announcing Anschulss, 1938 | Linz, Austria
42: Apricot trees | Durnstein (Hard Rock)
44: Artstetten Castle Residence of Princess Anita von Hohenberg, granddaughter of Archduke Ferdinand
45: Museum photos: Assassination Franz Joseph, Maria Teresa, Replica of Archduke's car
46: AH, VIENNA! !!
47: Lipizzaners Spanish Riding Academy
48: New Year's Eve Vienna
49: Captain Anton, 40+ Years riverboating
50: Greg & Denise Scullard, our Aussie buddies
51: New Year's Eve at Palais Daun-Kinsky: Over the top banquet, Strauss Waltz at midnight & gourmet dessert!
52: Dancing to the Blue Danube Waltz at the stroke of midnight along with a toast of bubbly champagne
53: Evening stroll along the decorated streets of Wien
54: New Year's Day Strauss and Mozart Concert
55: Warming up in London... Covent Garden and 7 Dials neighborhoods