Danube Cruise December 21st 2007 Monday 17th December
This morning was taken up with a demonstration of how to cook apple strudel! This was done in a most entertaining way by the the head chef.
The captain and the other officers were then introduced with a toast made on a good trip with a complimentary glass of champagne.
Meanwhile the ship continued its way up-river passing lovely little towns in the Wachau Valley covered lig ... read more
Europe » Austria Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria'... ... read more
We first backpacked in Eastern Europe in 2001 visiting Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia & Italy. In 2002 we spent the whole 12 months backpacking around the world. This was before blogs so find details here: http://members.iinet.net.au/~weggs/weggs_world/index.htm
In 2007 we enjoyed another 6 months. This time we organised some home exchanges to help the budget, meet new people and be able to kick back and relax in a few places. Hawaii, San Francisco, Mexico, Croatia, England, Scotland, Canary Islands, Czech Republic, Austria, Netherlands, China & Tibet were all visited either briefly or fo... full info