Stadthotel Hauser Eck
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... and makes sure he gets everyone in at least a couple, and he holds updates every evening on the ship. I'm impressed with the job he does. He looks a bit like Matt LeBlanc to me...not the "Joey" Matt LeBlanc, but the older "Episodes" Matt.
After the abbey visit, we sailed for 2 hours on the most gorgeous section of the Danube. It was like the scenic Rhine sailing we did, but not as long. One of my favorite things on ...
... this area.
Unfortunately, the Duke of Austria recognised
and captured him at the local town of Durnstein, where he was imprisoned.
We were told that the only way King Richard
could avenge the insult and be freed was to negotiate his release with 22 tons
... great views as we got higher and higher.
The main attraction of Durnstein (Dürnstein) is the ruins of the Schloß (castle) Kürnriger in which Richard I, King of England, was held prisoner for a year after returning from a Crusade. His ransom was used by the Duke of Babenberg to build the city walls of Vienna.
We all made it to the way top of the crumbling castle. The 360 degree view from there was incredible. We ...
... habits growing within this group but very funny to see it. We have lunch as a team and then heading back to our hotel for a few hours. Pre game dinner at 17:00 and then a little chill out time before we play our game at 20:00. The boys have really settled and relaxed over here on and off the ice. They have grew as a group and the bond is even stronger than before. This is great to see in a team environment for any coach. Tomorrow we ...
The fringe benefit for us is that as we sail past Melk the CD begins a commentary on the Wachau Valley area which now glides past us. It is a little reminiscent of the Rhine castles area.
As we are having dinner (the Farewell dinner as many are going to a Concert tomorrow) the ship berths in Vienna. We are given a special treat at dinner as the whole crew (less whoever is steering the ship) come out for the Farewell.