Category Archives: Food and Drink

Goodbye Uniworld

Our last night on the ship saw us all decked out for the  “gala” farewell dinner.  Well, as decked out as my every expanding waistline (and every other line) would allow.  I had to wear a scarf/shawl in an attempt … Continue reading

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Vienna: Back Where We Started

Tuesday evening, December 12, we arrived back in Vienna where we began our trip on November 30.  A lot of water has flowed down the Danube since then and we have been fortunate to have been floating down with it. … Continue reading

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Dürnstein and the Wachau Valley

We began today with more cruising.  I thoroughly enjoy the excursions that are planned for us but cruising is fabulous.  Our morning’s cruise was brief and had us docking at the tiny hamlet of Dürnstein in the Wachau Valley at … Continue reading

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Linz: Home of Linzer Torte

After our very long Sunday, it was a pleasure and a relief to spend the morning on board for “scenic cruising.”  We didn’t arrive into Linz until about 1 p.m., which gave us plenty of time to relax and watch … Continue reading

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A Bavarian Christmas Experience

Last night, December 10, our already long day wasn’t over until we had gone out to a farm to experience a Bavarian Christmas.  The drive from the ship was about 40 minutes through the countryside.  Of course, it was dark, … Continue reading

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A Full Day in Passau

Driving through the snowy Bavarian Forest Yesterday morning, we climbed onto busses in Passau and took off for our morning’s adventures.  Michael and I were lucky enough to get in the coach that had Eva as our guide. What a … Continue reading

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More Nürnberg

Two more thoughts about Nürnberg as we are now docking in Reggensburg: First:  In medieval times, people drank beer rather than water because the water quality was poor and would make them sick but by fermenting the water in the … Continue reading

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Nürnberg: Onto the River Princess

I’m so happy!  Why? Because I have finally made secure connection to this page.  Technology connects us but it also makes us crazy when it doesn’t work.  But, enough about that. Yesterday afternoon, we boarded Uniworld’s River Princess to begin … Continue reading

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Nürnberg: First Impressions

We (all twelve of us) arrived in Nürnberg at 12:27 p.m. on a train from Munich.  What a group. Twelve people and at least twenty-four assorted pieces of luggage.  Craziness.  After only a few misturns, we found taxis and were … Continue reading

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Munich Birthday

The sole reason for heading to Munich on December 5th was to help a new friend celebrate her 80th birthday. Renate and Jim are friends of Dave and Claire’s and we have met them several times through Dave and Claire. … Continue reading

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