Viking River Cruise – Day 6

Today was our “Day at Sea”, moving from Budapest to Vienna. When we had arrived in Prague I received an email that the ship had an issue and we would have to take a bus to Vienna. I’m sure glad we didn’t have to get on another bus.

We left Budapest around 6:00pm Saturday and didn’t arrive in Vienna until almost 7:00pm Sunday. To entertain us, we had two lectures, strudel and coffee. I skipped them. Instead, I walked the short path up top for exercise, read and relaxed in the sun. We went through two locks, one at night and one shortly after passing Bratislava. I think the novelty will wear off soon enough as we have about 65 more to go…

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As required by maritime law, we also had our muster drill, putting on our Mae West life jackets and going to the top deck.

Stylish, Carol!

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After docking, we took a short walk over the river for exercise and to get a feel for the lay of the land.

The view across the Danube from our ship ifs very nice. The tall building is the DC Building. It has a unique architectural shape meant to mimic the Danube River waves and current.

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Tomorrow, a walking tour and free time.

Jeff

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