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Sailing through the Wachau Valley is very beautiful, as the hillsides rise steeply from the river’s edge and are terraced with vineyards in every direction. The hills are dotted with beautiful, ancient castles and ruins of old fortresses all of which overlook quaint, little towns with majestic churches and homes decorated with brightly colored flowers underneath each window and accenting other portions of the homes and ...
... lit. Rich in curves) as they say in these parts.
We arrive at the Lunz am See and the guest house of Klaus' daughter where we are treated to homemade plum cake and alcohol-free Weizenbier (didn't know they made that, not bad either!).
Then it's back on the road for the wonderful pass up and over to the ...
... lost track of me cause I took the wrong way, but thanks to my shiny white panniers she could see me behind the bushes. Phew. We also met a couple of French people who told us about the Melk abbey and a guided tour in French at 3. They rushed there to be on time, and Pauline rushed as well, not for the visit but just cause she likes to ride fast like she's riding a fixie or something. For my part I took it easy, and even stopped for a nap in a bench on the Danube, ...
... alcohols. All the people sitting on the floats were also drinking beer and taking shots as the parade went on. Lets just say it was the best parade I have ever been to - sorry Santa Claus.
After the last float went by, we decided to join the end of the parade and find out where the party would be taking place after. We eventually caught up to the last float and the people on the float were dressed as doctors or surgeons. ...
... offerings, a Riesling, a Gruner Vetliner and some red something?
Anne enquired as to whether they provided food as well under the voucher deal and soon they fronted up with large platters for each of us with good selection of meats, breads and others bits.
An exploratory trip in from the garden revealed a great old wine cellar now turned into the wineries tasting room ( see pics).
After about an hour we were back in the saddle and headed for our overnight stop ...