Symposion Hotel Schwarz Alm
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We finally saw them walking back. It was now time to head to lunch, then most came up to the top of the deck to sit in the sun (Yea! It felt so nice) and view the scenery as we sailed through the Wachau Valley of Austria. This is the wine making region. All along the mountains you can see the terraced vineyards. There are castles scattered along the way. Each has it's own ...
So after lunch and a two hour ride down the Danube, we reached Melk. The groups boarded buses that took us to the Melk Abbey where Benedictine monks still reside. I thought it was a great tour of this colossal place that is also a day school for 900 students. It is on acres of land and is well taken care by the preservation efforts that are paid for by the tourists that visit. After the tour we decided ...
... really felt like 10 below) but we bundled up and enjoyed our free walk though this charming town right on the river. I am posting pictures in two different entries today since we stopped at two different towns. One thing I must say was nice were the views of the Wachau Valley on the ride between towns. It must be even better when the sun is out. I am including some of those pics in this ...
... Our ship MS Amaverde is 135 meters in length and 11.45 meters in width. It carries a maximum of 162 passengers and 50 crew. All the vessels including the tourists vessels are built to specifications to enable them to travel under the low bridges and to be able to enter the locks, remembering the locks are only 12 meters in width. It is very exciting entering and exiting the large locks. On entering the locks through the gate with ...
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The cruise to Melk was very scenic even with the cloudy weather. Many small villages, cathedrals, and castles! When we arrived in Melk it was off to the abbey. There are about 30 Benedictine monks residing here and a school of about 900 students. Very beautiful church.....lots and lots of gold leaf. It's amazing the size of structures and the ...