2017 Viking Cruise down the Danube
Most recently updated 01 June 2017


 
 

1 : Our coach from the airport - 50 seater for 4 of us!
Catherine, Joy, out guide, Mary seated
24 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 1 - Arrival at Passau
Photo by Eric
 

2 : Arrival at the ship, the Viking Ingvi
Catherine, Joy, Mary
24 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 1 - Arrival at Passau
Photo by Eric
 

3 : Walking tour in Passau - the main church
24 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 1 - Arrival at Passau
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4 : The Danube and Inn rivers confluence
24 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 1 - Arrival at Passau
Photo by Eric
 

5 : View of Passau from the ship
24 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 1 - Arrival at Passau
Photo by Eric
 
 
 

6 : View of Passau from the ship at night
24 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 1 - Arrival at Passau
Photo by Eric
 

7 : Our ship parked at Passau
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

8 : View from out stateroom window at Passau
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

9 : Joy by our ship
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

10 : Eric by the river Inn
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 
 
 

11 : Passau town hall
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

12 : More Passau flood levels
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

13 : Mary Joy Catherine in Passau
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
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14 : Painted cobble street in Passau
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
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15 : Restored cathedral in Passau
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
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16 : Cathedral interior in Passau
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

17 : Cathedral interior in Passau
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

18 : Cathedral door knobin Passau with Catherine
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

19 : Joy buying lace in Passau
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

20 : Joy back on the ship in Passau
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 
 
 

21 : View from the ship approaching the first lock, Jochenstein
Low bridge!
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

22 : Abandon ship, practice only! With Joy!
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
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23 : View from the ship approaching the first lock, Jochenstein
Another ship enters
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
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24 : View from the ship in the first lock, Jochenstein
Full lock
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
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25 : View from the ship in the first lock, Jochenstein
Lock empty, gates opening
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
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26 : View from the ship in the second lock, Asbach
Captain's bridge retracted
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
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27 : View from the ship in the second lock, Asbach
Low bridge!
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

28 : View from the ship in the second lock, Asbach
Gates opening
25 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 2 - Passau and on to Linz
Photo by Eric
 

29 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - castle grounds
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
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30 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - castle grounds
with Catherine
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
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31 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - slope (for horses) to next level
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
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32 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - sloping ramp for emporer
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
Photo by Eric
 

33 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - view from the castle
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
Photo by Eric
 

34 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - castle courtyard
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
Photo by Eric
 

35 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - 'green lady' ceramic
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
Photo by Eric
 
 
 

36 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - River Vltava
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
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37 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - snack - Joy Catherine Mary
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
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38 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - view of a church
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
Photo by Eric
 

39 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - view of a church
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
Photo by Eric
 

40 : Trip to Cesky Krumlov - Joy and ice cream cone
26 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 3 - Trip to Český Krumlov
Photo by Eric
 
 
 

41 : Melk Abbey frontage - Eric Catherine and Mary resting
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
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42 : Melk Abbey courtyard
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 

43 : Melk Abbey - view from the terrace
with Joy
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 

44 : Melk Abbey - library interior
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 

45 : Melk Abbey - church ceiling
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
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46 : Melk Abbey - spiral staircase
There was a big mirror at the foot of the staircase
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 

47 : Melk - einspanner at the cafe
Joy and Catherine
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 

48 : Melk Abbey from below
with choir in the car park
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
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49 : Melk Abbey from below
Joy and Catherine
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
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50 : Cruising on through the Wachau to Durnstein
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
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51 : Cruising on through the Wachau to Durnstein
Ferry powered by the current, and a 'nose' artwork
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 

52 : Cruising on through the Wachau to Durnstein
Rowing boat - four double sculls
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
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53 : How to get a rope ashore
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
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54 : View from the path up to the castle ruins
Our ship is down there
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 

55 : View from the path up to the castle ruins
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 
 
 

56 : View from the path up to the castle ruins
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 

57 : Evening on the boat - Austrian accordionist
27 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 4 - Visit to Melk Abbey and Durnstein
Photo by Eric
 

58 : Walking tour of Vienna - the Hofburg
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
Photo by Eric
 

59 : Walking tour of Vienna - seats at a cafe
Joy
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
Photo by Eric
 

60 : Walking tour of Vienna - St Stephans interior
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
Photo by Eric
 
 
 

61 : Walking tour of Vienna - St Stephans tiled roof
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
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62 : Walking tour of Vienna - lunch back on the ship
Joy
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
Photo by Eric
 

63 : Walking tour of Vienna - lunch back on the ship
Catherine Mary Joy
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
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64 : Captain's bridge up
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
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65 : Our ship - with Joy!
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
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66 : Crane by the ship parking
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
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67 : Swappiing over ships parking
28 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 5 - Vienna
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68 : Bratislava Castle
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
Photo by Eric
 

69 : View from Bratislava Castle
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
Photo by Eric
 

70 : Bratislava church
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
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71 : Bratislava sculpture with Eric
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
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72 : Bratislava decoration
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
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73 : Bratislava famous 'Man at work' artwork
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
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74 : Reservoir lake near Gabciikovo
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
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75 : Biggest lock, at Gabciikovo
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
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76 : Biggest lock, at Gabciikovo
Clever bollard that floats up and down with the water level
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
Photo by Eric
 

77 : Biggest lock, at Gabciikovo
Gates open
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
Photo by Eric
 

78 : Interior of the captain's bridge
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
Photo by Eric
 

79 : Chef giving a course on apple strudel making
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
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80 : Arriving at Budapest, Hungary, at night
Illuminated buildings
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
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81 : Arriving at Budapest, Hungary, at night
Illuminated buildings
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
Photo by Eric
 

82 : Arriving at Budapest, Hungary, at night
Illuminated parliament building
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
Photo by Eric
 

83 : Arriving at Budapest, Hungary, at night
Illuminated building - the Gellert Hotel
29 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 6 - Bratislava and arrival at Budapest
Photo by Eric
 

84 : Heros' Square
Illuminated buildings
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

85 : Heros' Square
Mongolian horsemen
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 
 
 

86 : Heros' Square
Joy and nice building
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
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87 : Heros' Square
Lady having a shower
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

88 : Budapest - St Matthias Church
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

89 : Budapest - St Matthias Church roof
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

90 : Budapest - St Matthias Church interior
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
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91 : Budapest - St Matthias Church interior
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

92 : Budapest - St Matthias Church interior
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

93 : Budapest - St Matthias Church interior
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

94 : Budapest - St Matthias Church ceiling
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

95 : Budapest - tram to the market
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
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96 : Budapest - tram to the market
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

97 : Budapest - Boris bikes
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
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98 : Budapest - the indoor market
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
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99 : Budapest - the indoor market - vegetables
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
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100 : Budapest - the indoor market - cheeses, for tasting
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
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101 : Budapest - the indoor market - pickle display
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

102 : Budapest - the indoor market - honeys on display
30 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 7 - Budapest tours
Photo by Eric
 

103 : Budapest - the indoor market
31 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 8 - visit to the market
Photo by Eric
 

104 : Budapest - the indoor market
31 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 8 - visit to the market
Photo by Eric
 

105 : Budapest - Catherine
31 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 8 - visit to the market
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106 : Budapest - Mary
31 May 2017
Date title: Viking River Cruise Day 8 - visit to the market
Photo by Eric
 
106 photos, click first or here for 10 secs/slide show R 20, G 29, B 4; Page updated 1-6-2017
Keywords: Viking Cruise 2017

Eric runs the Dunkirk Arts Centre, and manages web sites for Chaturangan, Foresters Morris, Freds Folks Ceilidh Band, Greenwood Clog, Young Folk and Grant Publisher.