Monthly Archives: May 2015

Los Angeles Phil May 28, 2015 Concert

Gordon and I went to Kendall’s for soup and wine before the LA Phil concert and our spot was taken! Two women were in my spot! We had to find another less desirable spot but at least we could watch … Continue reading

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Viking Danube cruise, Nuremberg

A draft of my Nuremberg page was published instead of the final copy. Don’t know how I managed to screw that up. Anyway, here’s the revision. Per instructions, we left our suitcases outside our cabin door at 7 am and … Continue reading

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Viking Danube cruise, Regensburg

At breakfast we got the announcement that the river was so high that the boat couldn’t go under the bridges. Those of us who had flights from Nuremburg the following Sunday before 10 am would have to pack up after … Continue reading

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Viking Danube cruise, Passau

The boat docked at Passau, Germany and we took our usual walking tour. Passau is called the Dreiflussestadt (City on Three Rivers) which explains the residents obsession with water. The buildings have signs showing memorable high-water marks and the years … Continue reading

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Viking Danube cruise, Melk Abbey

We finally got an easy morning. Our boat powered up the Danube through the Wachau Valley. Gordon and I sat on the top deck and enjoyed just sitting as we observed crumbling hilltop fortresses, fields of grape vines and mustard, … Continue reading

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Viking Danube cruise, Vienna

After breakfast we suited up with our gizmos and water bottles, got on the bus, and drove around Vienna’s Ringstrasse as the guide explained what we were looking at. We saw government buildings, the University (the guide pointed out Freud’s … Continue reading

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Danube Cruise–Day 2, still Budapest

We got up early to be outfitted with our Vox receivers and ear pieces (we called them the gizmos), our bus assignments, and breakfast. Then we took an hour bus ride around Pest. The guide pointed out the best thermal … Continue reading

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