We 3 quickly changed into our glad rags to be welcomed on board by the Captain and his crew! As you walk into the lounge, the Captain Andreas, Hotel Manager Sandra and ourCruise Director shake your hands and welcome you on board. A glass of champagne is given to you and you clink and shake … Continue reading Did anyone say drinks?
When in Germany, do as the Germans do! Beer, sausages and pretzels - After breakfast we were all treated to a Fruchschoppen brunch (The word comes from the German word for early “Früh” and “Schoppen”, which is a ¼ Liter. “Schoppen” is the size of a small beer. ) I had a gluten free beer and … Continue reading Breisach – Alsace & Black Forest
Roughly around 4.30 am our ship departed Basel on its way to Breisach. The town is situated along the Rhine halfway between Colmar and Freiburg. Its name is Celtic and means breakwater. The Town of Breisach during the second world war was 85% destroyed by the Allies artillery as they crossed the Rhine. There were … Continue reading Basel to Breisach 30/7/16
Going down to my cabin on Friday evening before dinner, a gentleman was approaching me along the corridor. I have no idea why but I reached for my guns and "shot" him....Funny enough he "shot "me back...We formed a great friendship and welcomed Richard to the 3 sisters. We often would do this … Continue reading Basel- Part 2….Cowboys and Boys with Toys
Our pick up was at the Zürich Airport at 10 am, so we went down for breakfast around 8am. So much food, you name it, it was there. That was to be our introduction into how much food will be on offer for our trip After a delicious breakfast and a few pots of tea, … Continue reading 29/7/16 – Basel – part 1
Such a long day, left home at 6.30 am in the morning of the 27/7/16 here in country Victoria. Arrived at the airport at 9.30am, found a cafe where I was able to charge my phone and have a cuppa and something to eat. Had to wait till 12.30 pm to check in … Continue reading Zurich 28/7/16
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