Category Archives: Donau 2009

The Donau – part 5

-A 5-part journal of a kayak trip down the Danube in 2009- Part 5  ************  The Wachau may be the most beautiful section of the entire river.  The weather is still crazy, but we get used to it. Maria Taferl, … Continue reading

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The Donau – part 4

-A 5-part journal of a kayak trip down the Danube in 2009- Part 4  ************  Historically Austria was for a long time a center of Catholicism. There are many churches and monasteries along the Donau. And there is one that … Continue reading

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The Donau – part 3

-A 5-part journal of a kayak trip down the Danube in 2009- Part 3 ************  By now we are deep in Austria; it’s August, and we have long given up the plan to make it to Budapest. Due to the … Continue reading

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The Donau – part 2

-A 5-part journal of a kayak trip down the Danube in 2009-  Part 2  ************  In spite of all the thunderstorms, there was enough nice summer weather too: There are many villages and cities along the Donau, in fact, it’s … Continue reading

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The Donau – part 1

-A 5-part journal of a kayak trip down the Danube in 2009-  Part 1 ************ The Donau River was on my mind for some time now. About 50 years ago I paddled it for the first time with my friend … Continue reading

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