Monday, November 19, 2012

Welcome aboard!

We boarded the Viking Embla yesterday. It was docked in Budapest right by the Chain Bridge, the first bridge built to connect the cities of Buda and Pest.

After a good night's sleep while still docked, we left the ship in the morning and toured the most important sights, including Heroes Square and the gorgeous Matthias church.

Matthias Church
The views were just amazing.

Then the bus had to hurry up river for an hour to catch up with the boat.

Since then we've been cruising along the Danube toward Vienna. It's very calm and a bit hazy, but just lovely.

Just a little while ago we passed Estergom Basilica, rising majestically over the river.
All is well and we're having a great time.


  1. Nice to see that smile on your face, babe. :)
    Go sample some schnitzel on my behalf, k?
    That came out smutty, and I was being serious.
    But whatever floats your boat. Or ship. :)

    1. I had a glass of wine in your honor tonight. And one for Muddy babe, and champagne for Steph, and....