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... were there some smelly people with the heat. Hopped on board and Captain announced we had to be carefully with water as he was only taking on a minimum amount, to help us through the shallows. Clothes the lot went into showers. We sat with a couple from Canada for dinner and had a pleasant meal (yet more food) and afterwards went to the lounge for the entertainment. 6 of us Kiwis and 2 Brits, showed the rest of the boat how to party. At one stage we were in a loch ...
... back to the ship to enjoy an evening with a theme, "The taste of Austria". We experienced typical Austrian food complimented with schnapps, wine and or beer. The crew all dressed in traditional Austrian costumes. We were given a tour of the galley where the chefs prepare the meals. Most interesting.
Following dinner, I decided to relax on deck to enjoy the ambience of the evening. The ship cast off at 11:45 and headed to Vienna.
Another great but busy day.
... did a tour of the town from 2.30 to 3.30, then free time to wander and spend. They are known for their apricot products at this time, the tried apricot beer, schnapps, liquor, chocolates, and more.
In the evening we had a concert by 2 guys, 1 was the conductor and the other the lead violinist of the Slovakian national orchestra, they used a range of traditional pipe instruments amongst more traditional. They were excellent.
... refuge under a bus shelter as we weren't budging in rain. I spoke to a lady who was walking her dog regarding the weather. She informed me that it will be raining all day.
The decision to catch the train was an easy one. Annette checked with the adjacent cafe and then at a service station regarding the train station. Found the station only to,be told that there was no train to our next town Melk. We could catch a train from Ybbs about 20km up ...
... left without a coach. Although I'm certain there will be other transport available for us.
The Scenic Company think of every little thing to make our journey a happy and unforgettable experience.
A little bit about the Melk Abbey~~Although a Benedictine Abbey was established on this awesome site 130 feet above the Danube over 900 years ago, the present ensemble dates back from the first half of the 18th century. Melk Abbey is remarkable for the grand ...