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About beauperi

Gourmand & Wine Connoisseur.

Take the Long Way Home

Monday-Wednesday, 21-23 August, 2017 – weather: Grey, drizzling but slowly improved Yes, so this is the end of our epic journey. However, although our boat tour is over and we fly out tonight all the way back to Melbourne, Julie … Continue reading

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St. Stephen’s Day

Sunday, 20 August, 2017 – weather: Grey, drizzling but slowly improved Q: What is St Stephen’s Day? The following has been extracted from the Net. August 20th is the greatest national holiday for Hungarians, celebrated with day-long festivities followed by … Continue reading

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Barcelona Q & A

Q: Patrick, I did not think you were near Barcelona. What gives? A: Yes, you are right, we did not get to Barcelona this time, although were there a few years ago. The reason that this subject is brought up … Continue reading

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Market Tour

Saturday, 19 August, 2017 – weather: Rained all day Today we are to do a market tour, one of 4 options, with Budi the Chef. After breakfast, we make our way through the gloomy skies to the bus and a … Continue reading

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Oh, Vienna

Friday, 18 August, 2017 – weather: Turned crappy again At 9:00 there is a Vienna City walk tour. I decide to pass on that. Julie catches the bus into town but does her own tour, we have been to Vienna … Continue reading

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Barbeque on Board

Thursday, 17 August, 2017 – weather: Sunny and warm, near perfect We wake up just as the boat is arriving at Melk. After a breakfast, with smoked salmon of course, there is a tour of the Melk Abbey which requires … Continue reading

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The Grey Danube

Wednesday, 16 August, 2017 – weather: Rainy and grey but does improve When we get up we see that the Danube is quite grey. This is caused by the heavy storms of last night washing clay into the river. As … Continue reading

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