Woehrdersee Hotel Mercure Nuernberg City
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Although we travel through 68 locks, today I think has to be lock day. You can't really count the night time ones and some are a bit 'Mickey Mouse' but today's are serious locks. Two today are over 27 meters deep - now we are going down, having reached our highest point (407 m) so they are impressive. I've been surprised at how enthralled Lee is by the size, scale and engineering of the locks. At one something happened ...
Today we arrived in Nuremberg after a seemingly long train ride. We are staying in a hostel very near the Köngistraße (main shopping street) which has lots and lots of shops and tourist attractions. We had a short explore of the Marktplatz today and visited lots of stalls. Although, the city is HUGE and it's quite easy to get lost...
It was quite hot today but most of it ...
... for a return trip to Budapest with a new group of tourists. Darius resigned as assistant to the Program Director and turned over his umbrella. He decided that herding old people is too stressful, so we had to say goodbye to that employment opportunity. Resting up in the hotel, trying to decide where to go for dinner....so much beer....so little ...
Sunday 8th September
A much quieter day as we stayed on board. When we docked at Vilshofen the supplies came on board.We had a brief stroll around the village then set sail for Passau where we docked at around 2.
Just a note re entries - have stuffed up a little - please check at the bottom to see if "next entry" is there - click on that for next days as I didn't put all towns on the template.
Passau is where 3 rivers meet - the Danube, ...
... Robby was showing Russ just how fast his car could go on the Autoban because Alma kept saying, "Oh my G-d, he is going to fast!" I had to agree when the speedometer reached 200 km/hr! We stopped at McDonald's 1 hour into the drive to Erlangen to feed the kids. I had a really good Vegetarian wrap there - I wish they had those in the U.S.!
Jessica and Katlyn slept the next hour home. We arrived safely at their 3 story home, similar in square footage to ...
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