Travel: a leisurly cruise down the Danube

A river runs through it: a leisurely cruise down the Danube is an enchanting way to experience the cultured historic heart of central Europe, writes Vincent Kelly

21st June, 2015
Cruising on the Danube

As we sailed along the Danube on board the River Beatrice, the guide on our floating boutique hotel had an answer for every query. Over the eight days of our cruise, I pondered a question to which he might not have the answer. Finally, I settled on this: “Why isn’t the Danube blue?”

I should have thought of it earlier; Johann Strauss II’s Blue Danube waltz was something of a theme...

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