Monthly Archives: June 2014

Day 16 – June 27, 2014 – Friday

Today was a day of scenic cruising. We left Budapest about 9:00 AM after over half of the ships passengers debarked. We sailed through beautiful country side in an almost private ship. Tonight we will cruise through Slovakia without stopping. … Continue reading

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Day 15 – June 26th – Thursday – Budapest

We were up as usual for breakfast at around 7:15. We do not have a tour planned for the morning so we decided to walk to the Central Market of Budapest. The market hall was designed and built by Gustav … Continue reading

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Day 14 – June 25, 2014 – Wednesday – Budapest

I apologize for the duplicate posts and incorrect dates – which hopefully I have corrected. With the internet service here, sometimes maintaining the blog is a challenge but I will continue with my attempt. We arrived in Budapest this morning … Continue reading

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Day 14 – June 24, 2014 – Tuesday – Kalocsa, Hungary

We arrived I Hungary today. After a boarder stop at 6:00 AM we docked soon after in the Town of Kalocsa, the capital for paprika. It is grown everywhere and featured in all the stores. Kalocsa is a small, quiet, … Continue reading

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Day 13, June 23, 2014 – Monday

Today we arrived in Vukovar, Croatia shortly after I woke up at 6:00 AM. Vukovar as almost all towns in the Belkin states has seen rule under a multitude of feudal families, rulers, emperors, kings, states and currently it is … Continue reading

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Day 11 – June 22 – Sunday

Today we arrive in Belgrade, Serbia, the capital of Serbia (and former capital of Yugoslavia). Belgrade is one of Europe’s oldest cities and the center of political and cultural life in the country. Serbia was under Ottoman rule from 1389 … Continue reading

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Day 10 – June 21 – Saturday

Today was a sailing day, no ports We are traveling up the Danube and will pass through the Iron Gates. These are major locks which we will use to raise the ship a total of 108 feet. There are two … Continue reading

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