S: Angie & Shawn's Romantic Danube Cruise
BC: ““Remember what Bilbo used to say: It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.””
FC: Our Romantic Danube River Cruise | Christmas | 2012
2: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
3: "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page." - Saint Augustine
5: The best Christmas market of the cruise. It was cold, snowy and beautiful. We bought one of the fruit people souvenirs.
6: Travel is adventure
7: " | The Brat sausage stand
8: Gluhwein, ornaments, gluhwein, ornaments!
9: The Christmas market is very popular and crowded!
10: We went on a city tour of Nuremberg
11: We went inside the walled city and toured the Nuremberg castle.
13: These pictures were taken at the top of Nuremberg castle. The city has great architecture and has an old world look and feeling to it.
14: The Zeppelin Fields Nazi Parade grounds | Snow,snow, snow! | The snow is right at the edge of our veranda.
16: The 1st set of locks we went through. The ship is so close to the walls, we could touch them from our veranda.
18: Regensburg, Germany | Wurstkuchl kitchen | The best sausages we have ever eaten.
19: The restaurant was built to feed the workers building this bridge. | The restaurant was built to feed the workers building this bridge in the 12th century!
20: “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” Maya Angelou
21: Regensburg is a great city. It has old world charm and beautiful buildings.
23: Passau, Germany
24: We walked all over the city and shopped at the Christmas market.
26: Melk, Austria | The Abbey was established in the year 1089! | BRRR, it's cold!
27: The Abbey is beautiful. You can see all of Melk from the balcony.
28: Melk is a really quaint little town. We loved it!
30: Along the Danube | The towns and castles along the Danube River are amazing
33: We loved Vienna. We went on the city tour and afterwards we ate Sacher cake at the Sacher cafe.
34: City tour!
35: Vienna, Austria
37: Budapest, Hungary | Budapest was one of our favorite cities. We toured the city by cab and went to the Szecheny thermal springs to soak away the cold.
38: The Chain Bridge
40: "Shoes on the Danube" A memorial to the Jews whose lives were taken at the edge of the Danube river.
41: The Viking Freya