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Melk /Durnstein, Austria - Thursday, 4 August 2011

18 °C

Woke up this morning to rain and it is very cool. Rang Mum for her 90th birthday - it was 6.30 am here and 2.30 pm in Toowoomba. She sounded like her old self.


Went to Melk Abbey.


Had a tour and then a short organ concert. Baroque architecture is not my style, however, it was so over the top and amazing. The organ in the abbey was nice.



We walked back to the ship via the Black Forest. Sailing for Durnstein this afternoon. Phil is having a massage because his shoulder is sore after his fall yesterday on the cobblestones.



Went ashore at Durnstein and wandered around. Very quaint village and very steep. Took some good photos and walked back to the ship. Sun now shining.



After dinner the crew entertained us with a "Crew Show". Very funny. After the show, I danced for an hour with Ann and another lady - golfers from Orange - the most exercise I've had for almost three weeks. Another night of going to bed at midnight.


Phil phoned Makis and arranged to meet with him and Anetta in Vienna tomorrow.

Posted by gaddingabout 18:09 Archived in Austria

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