Monthly Archives: September 2021

Thursday – The Wachau Valley appoaching Dürnstein

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Wednesday

Robert R reminded me of a lovely interpretation of Straus’ Blue Danube Waltz. If you’re a music lover, here it is: Beautiful Blue Danube And, by the way, we we’re treated to the same in Vienna. That particular video got … Continue reading

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Tuesday: Approaching Durnstein, Austria

You’ll notice that the Danube isn’t blue. It’s more of a greenish brown. The water became clearer the farther east we sailed. That’s probably due to all the locks that slowed the flow. Where we entered the river in Germany … Continue reading

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Sunday – Ybbs (Wherever that is) I forgot to post this yesterday

Actually it’s in Austria. Ybbs isn’t much of a town… But outside of Ybbs is the palace of Archduke Ferdinand whose assassination along with his wife’s was the major factor in the launching of WWI. He was archduke rather than … Continue reading

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Monday. I’m running a little late today

I forget who it was, but he asked me to run an old bungee jumping story. It’s from 1991..      

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Saturday – Linz Austria

Just so you know, I’ve begun work on a book of 2003-2004-2005 Sundays. I hope to have it ready by late October to early November. Our captain was Captain Peter Werner, an Austrian. He was really terrific. Some photos around … Continue reading

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Friday Prague

We were in Prague for three days. Maybe four, I forget. It’s a beautiful city, especially around the old Jewish sector. I transferred all my Prague photos to my old Macbook Air, which promptly lost them all. So you dodged … Continue reading

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Thursday

I took about a million pictures while I was in Eastern Europe., and it will take me a while to get them organized. But I’ll begin with our last stop: The Carpathian Mountains and Dracula’s castle.Actually, Dracula wasn’t real, you … Continue reading

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Wednesday

     

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Tuesday and here’s why I haven’t posted much for the past 4 weeks

Frau Grace and I have been traveling in Europe. I couldn’t post that, of course. I didn’t want that big Mayflo0wer van parking outside and hauling away my 65 inch Samsung. Well, I’m back now, and I’ll  be getting back … Continue reading

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