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My day of judgement had finally arrived, as we were set to begin our road trip through Eastern Europe. Fortunately for us, our pre-booked miniature car was upgraded to a brand new Citroen Picasso. Adapting swiftly to driving a manual car in a foreign country, on the opposite side of the road, enabled us to survive the drive out of Budapest to Esztergom. Esztergom was a quaint town on ...
Our boat was able to move upriver to the border between Slovakia and Hungary overnight, giving us a little more sleep. At 2:15 am we boarded a bus to the airport. At home it's 7:15 Saturday evening. We will get home in approximately 24 hours! At 3:40am, our bus driver and a colleague have been yapping in some Slovak language the entire time. Note to self - learn how to say "shut the ...
Budapest highlights then start the 23 hour cruise to Vienna. At 2,600km, the Danube is the second longest river in Europe (after the Volta). It's quite shallow and typically there's only 1.5 m of water under our keel. Before the snow melt, it's too shallow for the cruise ships in Jan and Feb. The smallest locks (69 of them on our cruise) are 12m wide, leaving very little space either side of the 11.45m wide boat. Tomorrow I'll add some pics of the ...
... their own way back to the boat. Denys accompanied me back for a walk along the river. We joined our fun group for dinner (of course after a rest), but first of all we had the introduction to all the crew and a complimentary cocktail. Drinks of all shades are provided at meals but you pay for coffees and any other drinks in between. Payment is via a card for 30€ of which you get the change at the end of the ...
... use the bucket (we laughed every time).
This field trip was to act as a reward to the students for completing the case study, and indeed it was just that. We relaxed and stuffed our faces with more delicious foods. The coordinators organized for us to have a culture sharing activity where each student was to present some sort of song/dance/joke that was representative of their country. Most students chose to play music or show dances such as the tango, ...
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