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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 ...
So we were here a little ahead of schedule due to our experience in Bratislava, thankfully everything improved here and we were happy to stay the 2 nights we planned.
Gyor was only ever a stop over destination and we visited the city centre today before we head off to Budapest tomorrow.
Next up Budapest... Then Tom's Birthday on Tuesday 27th May - just incase you had all forgotten which I guess you ...
... Mozart gave a concert there aged six years. One shop window had a collection of Gustav Klimt porcelain, beautiful, and another shop selling the most beautiful amber jewellery. The whole place seems to represent a fairly poor country but tourism is the new industry. We really enjoyed our brief glimpse here and then returned to our ship. After lunch we had a rest and then went into the small lounge near ...
... two fumbling attendants - ridiculous. We made it through in the nick of time. Crying baby from Amsterdam to Minneapolis. Crying baby from Minneapolis to NOLA. Sigh. The flights have been on time thankfully and because it was snowing in Minneapolis, we had to go through de-icing, so we'll arrive about 1/2 hour late to NOLA. Steven is picking us up. I cannot wait to take a ...
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 ...
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking